By Patricia Male

Patriotic Front –PF- member of the central committee and party presidential aspirant Chishimba Kambwili has been arrested by police in Lusaka for the subject offence of showing hatred, ridicule or contempt for persons because of race, tribe or place of origin.

This is contrary to section 70, sub-section 1 and 2 chapter 87 as read with act no. 2 of 2021 of the cyber security and cybercrimes of the laws of Zambia.

Confirming the arrest

of Mr. Kambwili to journalists’ in Lusaka this afternoon, police deputy spokesperson Danny Mwale said the incident occurred between May 2021 and august 2021 at Radio Mano in Kasama Northern Province.

Mr. Mwale said Mr. Kambwili is currently detained in police custody yet to be charged and has further explained that because the incident happened in Kasama, police are yet to be guided by investigators if Mr. Kambwili will be transferred to Kasama or not.


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