By Bennie Mundando
POLICE in Itezhi-Tezhi District of Central Province are looking for a criminal behind the attack of two Catholic nuns of St Barbara Itezhi-Tezhi Parish.
Police spokesperson Esther Katongo says the event took place on Monday around 21:00 when the criminal, who was masked, entered their house and attacked them, leaving them hospitalized.
Ms. Katongo says police in the area received a report of aggravated assault with Intent to steal from the victims identified as Sister. Akuffor Assumptor aged 48 years and Sister Matildah Mulenga aged 57 years both of Saint Barbara Parish in Kataba Township in Itezhi-Tezhi District that they were attacked at their convent by a masked male person who wanted to steal from them.
“Sister Mulenga Matilda sustained a deep cut on the forehead and injuries on the eye while Sister Akuffor Assumptor sustained a deep cut on the head after being hit by the criminal using an iron bar. This happened when the victims found the criminal attempting to break in sister Mulenga’s apartment.
“The incidence occurred on 24th August, 2020 at around 21:00 hours at Kataba Parish convent house Itezhi-Tezhi. The victims were rushed to Itezhi-Tezhi District Hospital for medical attention,” Ms. Katongo said.