47 people arrested over murder of PF members

ONE of the suspected United Party for National Development cadres who were arrested in Kanyama Township waiting to be taken to a holding cell at Lusaka Central Police Station yesterday. PICTURE: ANGELA NTENTABUNGA

POLICE in Lusaka have arrested 43 United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres after they were found with offensive weapons at their camp in Kanyama Township while four others have been detained over the killing of two Patriotic Front (PF) members.
Among the 43 are three women picked from the same UPND camp in the township.
The two PF supporters were allegedly murdered by the four UPND members who raided a PF campaign centre in Mbasela on Friday afternoon.
Lusaka Province Police Commissioner Luckson Sakala yesterday said police recovered offensive weapons which included machetes, knives, slashers, hammers, wheel spanner, catapults and marbles, lighters and CLICK TO READ MORE

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