Zambian student dies in Algeria

The University of Algiers 2
The University of Algiers 2

A Zambian student studying French in Algeria has been discovered dead after he went missing for Eight days.

Bernard Mumbi who was a first year student went missing on February, 22nd 2015 and was discovered dead today at a hospital in Algiers.

His brother Nyunga Mumbi says Bernard got sick and decided to go to Algiers city where his brother stays but he never reached.

Meanwhile, students studying in Algeria have appealed to the Zambian government to put a Zambian embassy in Algeria and look into their needs

Meanwhile, a 42-year-old Police man of Chibolya Police camp in Mongu district has been stabbed to death by thieves.

The police officer identified as Philip Samutela was knifed as he fought three thieves that broke into his house around 04:00 hours on Sunday.

Western Province Commissioner of Police Standwell lungu confirmed that Mr Samutela met his fate when he attempted to grab back his Laptop Computer and other assorted household items from the three criminals.

Mr Lungu says the victim who was stabled on his left shoulder and in the rib, died on the spot.

The commissioner of police said two suspects have been arrested and detained at Mongu central police to help with investigation.