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Farm security opens fire at mob of illegal miners, kills one


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An illegal miner was Wednesday shot and killed by a security guard who allegedly opened fire at an advancing gang of panners at a Kadoma farm.

Police reported the incident via their official Twitter handle Thursday.

“Police in Kadoma arrested a security guard, Elijah Mbwiri (31) in connection with a case of murder which occurred on 02/02/21 at Acton Farm.

“The suspect shot the victim Last Mapolisa (28) with a shot gun once on the right shoulder after the victim, who was part of the crowd of illegal miners, started throwing stones advancing towards security guards who were securing the farm,” said the police.


Meanwhile, the owner of the farm, Wonder Alufandika (41) was also arrested for prospecting for gold without a licence.

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