Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja is saddened by the untimely and sadden death of a police officer after a pit latrine in which he was bathing from collapsed leaving his wife injured.
Sergeant McGregory Jere aged 33, a police officer from Para Military died while his wife Lungowe Silume aged 30 survived with injuries after a pit latrine where they were bathing from collapsed due to the heavy down pour yesterday, 12th November, 2020 at about 22 00 hours.
The said victims were rescued by members of the public and the fire Brigade and rushed them to Matero Level one Hospital where sergeant McGregory Jere aged 33 was pronounced dead while his wife is admitted to the same Hospital.
The body of the deceased is in the mortuary awaiting post-mortem and Police have opened an enquiry in the matter.
This is contained in a statement made available to Christian voice news by Zambia Police Public Relations officer Esther Katongo.