And Lewanika General hospital Acting Medical Superintendent Seke Kazuma confirmed the admission of Philimon Sikobiso a farmer in
Sinjembela who is receiving medication at the health institution following the leopard attack.
Mr Sikobiso told ZANIS in an interview at the hospital this morning that he was on his way home with his five dogs on the fateful day when
the leopard attacked him.
The victim who did not specify the actual time of the attack said he was attacked by the beast on Thursday last week, July the 19th.
Mr Sikobiso narrated on his hospital bed that while on his way home, he was surprised to hear his dogs barking and when he checked to find
out what was causing his dogs to do so, he saw the leopard which immediately jumped on him grabbing his head using its claws pinned in
Mr Sikobiso said it was during his struggle with the leopard that he lost his right eye but continued to defend himself using his axe until he finally killed it.
And Dr Kazuma said that Mr Sikobiso is currently admitted to Lewanika General Hospital where he is receiving medical attention and is awaiting to be taken to the theatre today.