In a communiqué to which the Kianda’s mail had access, Transporte Colectivo Urbano de Luanda (TCUL) denounces that during the procession of the musician Nagrelha, which resulted in several acts of vandalism, fourteen buses belonging to the transport company were vandalized, which caused a loss of around 20 million kwanzas for the company.
“Regarding the act of vandalism, we have a balance sheet of a total of 14 buses, 3 of which are SCANIA articulated buses and 11 conventional Volvo buses. Some internal equipment of the buses themselves were also destroyed, such as: the panels, 3 validators “Ticketing System”, breakage of 8 windshield glasses and a total of 82 side windows”, informed the Director of the Inspection and Audit Office, Domingos António by Oliveira Mafuca.
In the note, TCUL also regrets that there was “some physical damage, suffered by two of our drivers, and physical aggression against six female collectors”.
According to the company’s statement, the attacks took place in different parts of the capital city: “we knew it would be a mass event, but not with the scale it reached. We took some precautionary measures, changing some routes, shortening the route, limiting the buses to make the journey from Capalanga to the Shoprite ‘Cavalo Branco’ contour, especially from 9am onwards. However, we have to regret that the major incidences or the act of vandalism did not occur only in the perimeter where the funeral took place, along Avenida Deolinda Rodrigues, but throughout the city, namely: Cacuaco, Via Expressa, Viana, among others. others”.
Domingos António de Oliveira Mafuca ends the communiqué by stressing “that all of society has lost with these acts, which are at all levels reprehensible, condemnable and punishable under Angolan laws”.
One dead, dozens of injured, including police, burnt tires, vandalized vehicles and buses, was the photograph that was seen during the procession of the musician Nagrelha dos Lambas, who died last Friday, 18th, at the Cardeal Dom Alexandre do Nascimento Hospital, in Luanda, victim of illness.