Some Kasungu Municipality business persons on on Monday took to task police officers in the district over insecurity issues.
This follows the never ending armed robbery cases taking place in the district mainly targeting the Asian business persons.
Recently, Muhammad Afzal and Ayub Kazi were attacked and robbed off over K2 million in total.
In an interview, Afzal said the thugs attacked him at his house which is behind his business place before they delta with his neighbor Kazi.
The development has the forced the Asian business community to form a committee which will look into the issues of their security.
“This is a seven man committee that will work hand in hand with the police on the issues concerning security by providing a vehicle and fuel for night patrols,” he said.
Kasungu Police Officer in Charge Senior Assistant Commissioner Sekani Tembo said they are as well concerned with the security lapse and assured them of some improvements.
” We are making sure that business people are well protected and that there business places are well secured,” Tembo aid.
Meanwhile, Tembo said the police have leads to the suspects who are connected to the attack.
The police are also warning the business people not to keep large amounts of money in their homes but rather bank the money.