5 arrested for proposing violence

 5 arrested for proposing violence

Esther Katongo

Police in Lusaka have arrested five suspects who were seen proposing violence whilst brandishing offensive weapons in a video which went viral on social media.

Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo has identified them as Justine Chanda, Joseph Besa, James Sikalumbi, Joseph Chanda and Kassim Lungu.

Ms Katongo said they were picked up in the early hours of today, July21, 2021 at about 03 00 hours from Lusaka’s Chazanga area .

She said they are yet to be charged with Proposing Violence contrary to the laws of Zambia. One suspect is still on the run and a manhunt has been launched .

“The warning to all those that would want to commit offences through social media is that they will not hide forever. One day they will have to answer to charges,” she said.

Alice Nachilembe


Alice Nachilembe is a Journalist who yearns for a better country with leaders being accountable to their mandate without oppressing the governed.