By JOHN SAKALA
Sesheke UPND Member of Parliament Romeo Kangombe has pleaded not guilty to abduction and assault of police officers.
This is in the matter where Kangombe who is represented by Cornelius Mweetwa of Muleza Mwiimbu and Associates is said to have abducted and assaulted two police officers stationed at Mununga Police Post on October 14, 2020.
And the Chinsali Magistrate Julius Malata granted Kang’ombe a K200, 000 bail in his own recognise with two working sureties who are residents of Kasama.
The matter was then adjourned to November 11, for mention and November 25, for commencement of trial.
Several party officials which include Credo Nanjuwa, Kapelwa Mbangweta and Brian Kambita, Muchinga provincial Chairman Bishop Alex Chellah, his Northern and Lusaka counterparts Victor Sinkala and Obvious Mwaliteta were at court in Chinsali.
Others are Livestock Chairman Raphael Muyanda and his Community Development counterpart Elizabeth Lungu, Southern Province youth chairperson for mobilisation Muyunda Muleabai, Kasama district Chairman Cosmas Musonda, Northern Provincial Secretary Lazarus Chongo and several youths from western province are also at court.