A critically sick child is reported to have died on his way to hospital as the road was closed to allow the State president to pass.
As the state President was visiting MBC radio and TV on Monday afternoon, Masauko Chipembere Highway was blocked to let the president pass.
It is reported that a minibus which carried a sick child was blocked by police to access the road to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital. Both the driver and the guardian of the child pleaded with the police officers to allow them access the road but permission was denied as police officer were ordered by their bosses to completely close the road.
By the time they reached the hospital, the child had his last breath.