Police condemns burning of UPND political material

 Police condemns burning of UPND political material

Esther Katongo

By ALICE NACHILEMBE
Zambia Police has instituted investigations in the video that has gone viral depicting people burning Political material for the United Party for National Development (UPND).

Police spokesperson Esther Katongo said initial investigations have revealed that the materials being burnt were grabbed from a female adult who was going to deliver to clients.

Ms Katongo said every political party is free to own party political material for purposes of campaign and should not be harassed by any person or grouping with a contrary view.

She said that it criminal to temper with, alter, damage or deface any campaign material for another political party.

Ms Katongo said those that will be found to have involved themselves in the criminal activity depicted in the video will be dealt with in accordance with the law.

She said members of the public will be informed on the outcome of investigations once they are concluded.

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