Phale’s convoy stoned in Rumphi

Deputy Minister of Health, Enock Phale’s convoy was on Thursday stoned by an unknown assailant at Bolero in Rumphi District.

Phale was in the district visiting some health facilities.

By the time of the incident, he had already visited Mwazisi Health Centre and was expected to visit Bolero health facility and later, Rumphi District Hospital.

The deputy minister's vehicle which was stoned

Station Officer for Rumphi Police, Agrey Khonje has confirmed the incident and says investigations are under way to track down the perpetrators.

 A total of three vehicles including the Deputy Minister's vehicle, MG310DM had their glasses smashed. Phale was later taken to Rumphi District Hospital for medical examination.

He has since suspended his assignments in the district.