Lebanese man fires gun shots at fishing camp

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— Police in Siavonga have arrested a

lebanese national for allegedly having fired gun shots at a fishing camp on lake Kariba.


Dan Benani a tourist from Lusaka was arrested yesterday morning at

Kariba store check point when he bolted from a holiday resort where he was lodging.


This was after he heard that there were some police officers looking for

him after he allegedly fired gun shots at a fishing camp.


Siavonga district commission Brave Mweetwa confirmed the development

in an interview with ZANIS today saying the incident happened on

saturday night around around 21:00 hours.


" i can confirm that on saturday night around 21 hours there was a

kapenta fishing lig that was fishing near the house where this man was

lodging”, said Mr Mweetwa.


According to the DC , the Lebanese tourist was not comfortable with the presence of

the lig there so he used his boat to approach the fishermen and asked them to move away a bit

into the lake because the boat was making noise for his children who wanted to



“Unfortunately, the kapenta lig cound not move because the engine had a problem and

needed to be pulled “, explained Mr Mweetwa.


He said that after sometime Mr Benani came in his

boat and shot at the fishermen although no one

was injured .


Meanwhile,  Mr. Mweetwa said  it was sad that the matter was later

widrawn by the owner of a lig who was a complainant.



" i can not confirm wether the fire arm was confiscated or not because

i dont have that information yet," said the DC.


Mr Benani who was briefly detained in police cells was later released

after the complainant a Mr.Chalwe withdrew the case.