Sinazongwe UPND aspiring candidate killed in a Road accident

An Aspiring candidate for UPND in the looming by-elections in Sinazongwe Mickey Siamuze who was part of the team accompany their leader Hakainde Hichilema to Livingstone has died in a fatal road accident.

Siamuze died after his car had a tire burst 20km away from Livingstone on Lusaka Road at a place called Kanenga. The accident happened around 4pm local time, Tuesday late afternoon.

A UPND NEC member a Mr. Nkohoro who was in the same car is reported to have sustained serious injuries and was rushed to Livingstone General Hospital where he has been admitted.

Siamuze was one the UPND leaders and supporters who were traveling to Livingstone where Hichilema is expected to attend his court case where he is accused of having incited violence in the last Livingstone Central by-elections. The police picked the body of Samuze and which was taken to Livingstone. By press time Police had not issued a statement.

By Austin Nankulo in Livingstone