Police in Kitwe Monday morning fought running battles with Buchi residents after one officer shot dead a car washer. The car wash in question which is located along the Kazembe road in Buchi uses water from the Nkana Water and Sewerage Company (NWSC) pipes. But NWSC disconnect the water due to unpaid bills, a move which the car wash workers resisted. Noticing the resistance from the car washers, the utility workers called in police security, but a confrontation ensued after the two parties failed to resolve the matter, forcing the the car washers to start charging towards the police officers in numbers. In the process, one police officer fired at a charging car washer, killing him instantly. Later, the residents…...

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