By IREEN MULENGA
The Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) has suspended the Resident Doctors Association of Zambia President, Dr Brian Sampa from practicing as a medical doctor.
He has been suspended for three months pending investigations and hearing into his conduct as a medical doctor.
The terms of conditions of the suspension are that during the next three months, Dr Sampa will not be allowed to perform duties as a medical doctor and to participate in any activity related to his profession until the matter has been fully investigated and heard accordingly.
And Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja said they have observed that Dr Sampa has continued to address Zoom meetings as RDAZ president.
The IG said that the behavior is in contravention of the conditions for Dr Sampa’s suspension which are in line with the Health Professions Act.
“I wish to warn Dr Sampa that his continued disregard of this condition of his suspension is illegal. Should he not desist, the police will move in to effect an arrest on him,” he said.
Mr Kanganja has also warned all those attending Dr Sampa’s meetings on a zoom platform to stop because they will be picked up for attending an illegal meeting.
He said the police have enough capacity to follow up on all those attending the Zoom meetings.
Mr Kanganja said that The new law on Cyber Security and Cyber Crime has made their work easier.
He said they will Soon release statistics on cases and nature of matters that they have dealt with using the Cyber Security and Cyber Crime Law.