By MAIMBO MWEEMBA
Police have formerly charged and arrested Chilufya Tayali aged 47 for the offences of Inciting to mutiny.
This is contrary to Section 48 subsection (a) of the Penal Code and communication of certain information Contrary to Section 4 (3) of the State Security Act Chapter 111 of the Laws of Zambia.
Police Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said that brief facts of the matter are that it is alleged that Mr Tayali between March, 2022 and 2nd April, 2022 in the Lusaka, using social media did seduce persons serving in the Defence Force and Zambia Police Service from their duty of Allegiance to the Republican President.
“It is further alleged that Mr Tayali on April, 2nd 2022 at 19:59 hours in Lusaka without lawful excuse did receive an official classified Zambia Army message in contravention of the State Security Act and later circulated the document on social media using his Facebook page account,” he said.
Mr Hamoonga said the accused has been released on police bond and will appear in court soon.