Kapena Bus Company Road Service Licence has been Suspended by the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) and given 24 Hours to Cease Operations and thereafter none of their Buses shall be Expected to be on the Road.
This is According to a Letter Addressed to Kapena Bus Company by Agency Chief Executive Officer Zindaba Soko this Afternoon (FRIDAY).
Mr. Soko has stated that Findings from the Investigations into the Luangwa Accident Involving the Bus Company have Proved that the Operator Neglected or Failed to ensure that the Bus in Question was Fit to be used to Carry Passengers after the Change of the Brakes was done and thereby Occasioned Danger to the Travelling Public.
Mr Soko further said it has also been Established that the Driver and the Operator Defied the Provisions of the Statutory Instrument (SI) Number 76 of 2016 which Restricts the Movement of Public Service Vehicles at Night.
On the 23rd May 2017, a Kapena Bus was Involved in an Accident were 17 People Died and Several Injured at Around 21:00 Hours Few Kilometers before the Luangwa Bridge.
JUNE 2, 2017