Kapompo Woman dies after taking herbal medicine prescribed by Traditional Healer

By Correspondent

Police in Kabompo District have arrested a traditional Healer for prescribing wrong medicines to a 31 year old woman who later died.

North Western Province Deputy Police Commissioner Paul Achiume has confirmed the development in an interview.

“Yes we have arrested a Traditional Healer by the name of Joseph Shambeyi for prescribing wrong traditional medicines” Mr. Achiume disclosed.

He identified the deceased as Rwine Phiri 31, of Nanga village in Chief Sikufele’s Chiefdom.

Mr Achiume stated that Ms Phiri died instantly after taking the traditional Medicine which is perceived to have been dangerous.

He added that the traditional Healer is in police custody and the body of the deceased is in laying in Kabompo hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.