FIVE sisters, all children belonging to one man of Shibuyunji have been burned to death after a grass-thatched house they were sleeping in caght fire.
Three of the girls were 17-years-old while the other two are said to have been 15 and 12 years old respectively.
Police spokesperson Esther Mwata Katongo said Clatious Mweemba’s children were asleep in the house last night when it caught fire under unknown circumstances.
Katongo further told #Kalemba that the cause of the fire has not yet been established but investigations have in the matter have been launched.
She identified the deceased girls as Getrude Mweemba, Mable Mweemba and Jean Mweemba all aged 17 along with Nora Milimo and Enely Milimo aged 15 and 12 respectively.
Katongo said the suspected case of arson was reported by the 39-year-old father of the children, Cletious Mweemba.