Chinese nationals arrested for shooting teenager


C/Belt police arrest 10 Chinese for shooting teenager

Police on the Copperbelt have arrested 10 Chinese nationals all from Bolo Mine, in connection with the shooting of a teenager.

Copperbelt Police Commissioner Charity Katanga confirmed and named the teenager as John Mumba 16.

According to Katanga, the ten Chinese nationals arrested are being held so that the victim can identify the shooter.

The 16 year old boy was shot on Thursday after he was found collecting fire wood within Bolo Mine area.

She said after investigations, the suspect will be charged for causing grievous bodily harm.

And there was a near riot by the residents of Chambishi this morning, Saturday following rumors that the Chinese nationals have being released from custody.

The residents gathered and wanted to start burning tyres but a quick action from the police prevented the protest.