Monze Central Member of Parliament Jack Mwiimbu miraculously survived a horror life threatening road traffic accident in Chisamba Area along Great North road over the weekend that left him with a broken hand and his vehicle extensively damaged.
Mwiimbu, who is also a lead lawyer representing Zambia’s opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, had his hand broken and the Nissan Hardbody Twin Cab he was travelling in extensively damaged.Mwiimbu was coming from his Farm in Chisamba with his driver when an a driver of an on-coming vehicle from Lusaka “allegedly” miscalculated the distance when he tried to overtake a Truck smashing into the Hon. Mwiimbu’s Nissan Hardbody.Mwiimbu joins the list of Opposition Lawyers and Parliamentarians that have escaped deaths while some Lawyers representing Opposition Leaders and Former President Rupiah Banda’s family had their law firms broken into in similar fashions where only computers and documents are targeted by these operatives, Martha Mushipe and Sunday Nkonde’s Offices are among those that have expertly been broken into.
Early last month, yet another opposition Law-maker, Solwezi Central MMD MP Lucky Mulusa escaped food poisoning when his drink was allegedly poisoned at a well known public Cocktail. Laboratory test results comfirmed the sample contained some poisonous substance.Road Traffic accidents and other measures are among the commonly known methods State operatives use to eliminate strong political opponents, Zambia has a long list of suspicious accidents involving political figures like Baldwin Nkumbula, Levy Mwanawasa, Ronald Penza, Gibson Chigaga, Ben Mwiinga among others.