Arrest Kambwili for hate speech-CiSCA
By Staff Writer
The Civil Society Constitution Agenda (CiSCA) says that the Police is reluctant to summon and interrogate Patriotic Front member Chishimba Kambwili over his hate and tribal campaigns.
CiSCA Chairperson Judith Mulenga said the lifting of the suspension by ECZ and the apology made by Mr Kambwili doesn’t obliterate the offence he committed of hate speech against the Tonga people.
Ms Mulenga said the Police must still follow due process, summon Mr Kambwili, interrogate him, and hopefully charge him.
She said despite complaints lodged against Mr Kambwili at the Police Service by concerned citizens police seem reluctant to prosecute the matter as noted by their failure to summon Mr Kambwili.
“We have noted that the police are quick to arrest then investigate allegations of criminal conduct purported by opposition political cadres but then follow the tedious policing procedure of investigating before arresting a ruling party cadre who is alleged to have committed a crime,” she said
Ms Mulenga said CiSCA demand for the immediate summoning of Mr Kambwili to respond to the allegations contained in the lodged complaint against him by Thabo Kawana among other citizens.
She said their will petition if the police do not do the needful.