29 dead bodies received at Kitwe Teaching Hospital during Independence long holiday
Written by newsroom on October 29, 2019
By Clinton Masumba in Kitwe
The Kitwe Teaching Hospital has disclosed that it received 177 police cases during the independence long weekend holiday in which 29 bodies were received as Brought in Dead (BID’s).
Hospital Spokesperson Phoebe Chileya has told Flava FM news that of the cases, 117 were assault, three para suicide, 11 dog bites and two suspected rape while seven were Road Traffic Accidents.
She has noted that the three para-suicide victims are currently receiving treatment and counselling at the Kitwe Teaching Hospital.
Ms Chileya adds that the three who are all female aged 15, 25 and 35 allegedly took insecticide doom, kerosene and cement with a view to take their lives respectively.
She has further stated that the two who were allegedly raped by unknown men are aged 18 and 21.