A 21-YEAR-OLD man of Garden House in Lusaka has died after being electrocuted by his vehicle while a welder was working on it, Police spokesperson Charity Chanda has confirmed.
Mrs Chanda said Joseph Mukwamba was electrocuted yesterday at about 09:00 hours when he took his motor vehicle for welding at a market in Garden House.
She said Mukwamba met his fate while a welder was fixing the bumper of his Toyota Dyna, registration number ABG 4698.
“As the vehicle was being attended to, Mukwamba touched it and in the process got electrocuted,” she said in a statement.
Mrs Chanda said the deceased’s body is in the University Teaching Hospital mortuary and investigations into the matter have been instituted.