Epileptic patient drowns while fishing

AN epileptic woman of Nchelenge District has drowned on Lake Mweru after she had a seizure while fishing.
Mary Mwape, 17, of Chief Kambwali’s Village, drowned on Friday around 11:00 hours.
Luapula Province commissioner of police Elias Chushi said: “Mwape went fishing on Lake Mweru and she is believed to have suffered a seizure as a result of epilepsy and fell into the water and drowned.”
Mwape’s body was retrieved by some eye-witnesses and has since been buried.
Mr Chushi said police will also summon the victim’s relatives to learn why they allowed her to go fishing in her condition

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