Chinese investor slices ear of his Zambian ‘slave’, bribes police

Chinese investor slices ear of his Zambian ‘slave’, bribes police

A twenty-four year old man of Lusaka’s Kanyama compound has had his left ear sliced after being severely hit with an iron bar by his Chinese employer of China Jiangxi Corporation Limited.

Douglas Mwila was hit on the ear following a dispute over works on a drainage with his foreman only identified as Mr. Gou.

The incident occurred at Lusaka’s Embassy Park were construction works at the Ministry of Home Affairs have since commenced.

Meanwhile,  Muvi TV reports that the Chinese employer who assaulted a Zambian worker at China Jiangxi Corporation on Friday October 19th 2012 is alleged to have corrupted the assaulted man and three police officers of Longacres police station in order to drop charges against him.

Mr Gou, a foreman at the company is alleged to have bribed the victim Douglas Mwila of Kanyama Township with a five hundred thousand kwacha and one hundred thousand kwacha each to three police officers.

Irate workers dragged Mr Gou from his office where he was hiding and took him to police headquarters demanding for the law to take its course.

Meanwhile Lusaka police Commissioner Dr Solomon Jere says the police will ensure culprits are dealt with accordingly.

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