Three suspected criminals have been apprehended in Lusaka while three others on are the run after they tried to gain access to a house in Makeni area yesterday.
Zambia Police Deputy Public Relations Officer Danny Mwale says the 6 suspects were noticed by Members of a Security Company known as Giant Eagle Security who were paroling the area.
Mr. Mwale said that while patrolling around Grey Zulu in Makeni, they got suspicious after they saw a Toyota IST unregistered, which they followed at a distance.
He said that Later, the 6 occupants were seen getting out of the vehicle with house breaking instruments and Immediately started tempering with a razor wire at one of the houses in the area.
Mr. Mwale said that the suspects were challenged and three were apprehended while the other three escaped.
He said that the three suspects were found with a Pistol, two magazines all loaded with ammunitions, a knife and house breaking instruments.
He said that Police were alerted and rushed to the scene where they found the suspects identified as Obvious Kamukamba aged 28, Nicholas Mwaba aged 22 both of Zingalume compound and Dickson Mwanza aged 35 of Kanyama compound.
Mr. Mwale said that motor vehicle has been impounded while `the suspects are in Police custody adding that a manhunt for the other three suspects has been launched.