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Congo wants Eto’s body

MELODY MUPETA, Mufulira
THERE was confusion at Mokambo border post in Mufulira, Copperbelt, yesterday after the Congolese protested against failure by the Zambian authorities to release the body of a suspected criminal that was shot dead over the weekend.
The anti-robbery squad on Saturday shot dead John Kayombo, popularly known as Eto, of Mokambo, following an exchange of fire. Eto is believed to have been behind a spate of aggravated robberies involving vehicles.
However, an angry mob at Mokambo burnt tyres on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) side and threw stones to vehicles that were leaving and entering the country in protest.
This interrupted the flow of traffic in both countries forcing long-distance route buses and trucks to park waiting for the situation to be calm CLICK TO READ MORE