TWENTY-TWO UPND members have sued the State in the Lusaka High Court demanding K110,000 special damages for unlawful detention. Bobkins Chipeso and 21 others have cited the Attorney General as the respondent, further seeking aggravated and exemplary damages as well as general damages. The plaintiffs stated in their statement of claim that they were unlawfully detained at Kabwata police station for seven days without a charge or bond. They claimed that this was after PF cadres attacked them with machetes, stones and iron bars as they held an indoor meeting. “On April 13, 2021, the plaintiffs held an in-door meeting for UPND at the residence of Isaac Sulwes’ wall fenced house, the constituency chairman for Kabwata. As the meeting progressed,…...

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