Vespers family to get K500,000

PROFILE: PALL-BEARERS carrying the remains of Vespers Shimuzhila during the funeral procession in Lusaka. PICTURE: COLLINS PHIRI

THE State will pay the family of late University of Zambia (UNZA) student Vespers Shimunzhila K500,000 as compensation for the death of their 24-year-old daughter.
This follows the Lusaka High Court’s decision to allow the two parties to enter a consent judgment.
According to a consent judgment entered on April 23 this year, the State agreed to pay K500,000 with interest of six percent per annum to Vespers’ family.
This is in a case Davison Shimunzhila, of Namwala, sued the State seeking damages for the loss of his daughter CLICK TO READ MORE

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