Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja has revoked 15 firearm licenses among them for Maxwell Kyamba popularly known as “Tablet” of Chingola.
And Police have detained “Tablet” pending investigation for various offenses.
Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo said that the action to revoke the licenses is in accordance with the firearm regulation that prevents misuse of firearms by a member of the public.
Speaking at a press briefing, Ms Katongo, who also displayed the other firearms confiscated from others, said the exercise is ongoing as police is mandated to regulate the acquisition and usage of firearms.
She has urged the public to report all individuals who may be mishandling their firearms to the police.
Zambia Police Chief Inspector Senior Firearm Records Officer, James Kanini said the gun which Kyamba was brandishing is not an automatic military gun.