Sunday, 10 July 2011

Old Man Maxwell Mututwa Has Died.

Former Barotse Royal establishment Prime Minister Ngambela Maxwell Mututwa has died.

The 92 year old man who was recently arrested following the riots In Mongu died last night.

Mututwa an influential voice in the politics of the Barotseland seen by most in the western province as a father figure.

The cause of death is not yet known.

Bo Mututwa who was arrested after the riots in Mongu was the first to be released after an outcry from the people considering his age and illness. While under arrest he was hospitalised but later discharged before he was finally released from prison.

Before his passing he had asked government to accord him a full explanation as to the circumstances leading to his arrest.

From us at Zambia Insights we convey our condolences to the family, the people of Western province and the Nation at large.

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