Pastor drowns after baptism

A PASTOR from the United Christian Holiness Church in Lusaka’s Kalingalinga yesterday drowned in the Kabangwe dam after baptising congregants.
Police spokesperson Elizabeth Kanjela, who confirmed the incident in an interview yesterday, said Cornwell Mufwabu, 30, tried to swim after the baptism session but things went terribly wrong.
Ms Kanjela said Pastor Mufwabu drowned around 11:50 hours and the body has not yet been retrieved.
“We have received a report that a pastor from the United Christian Holiness Church has drowned in Kabangwe dam. The incident happened when he tried to swim after a baptism session,” she said.
Ms Kanjela said the police have instituted investigations into the matter.

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