STRAY lions are reportedly terrorising villages and have killed two goats in Chief Mulungwe area, Mkushi District Commissioner Luka Mwamba has confirmed. Mr Mwamba said two lions, a male and female, were spotted between Chibanga and Mulungwe areas.
“Yes, it is true, l can confirm lions were spotted in Chief Mulungwe’s area at Chibanga School near Mulungwe Local Court. “This was reported by Boniface Chisenga the owner of the two goats that were eaten by the two lions,” Mr Mwamba said.
Mr Mwamba said on Tuesday morning villagers found foot print heading towards the stream about five kilometres from where they killed the goats and in the evening around 18:00hours, the two lions were spotted drinking water at the stream.
Mr Mwamba appealed to residents in Chief Mulungwe’s area to be alert and cautious in their movements. He also advised parents to escort pupils to school especially grade 7 pupils who were sitting for examinations.