Police in Namwala district of Southern Province have arrested another suspected arsonist.

In a statement, Southern Province Police Commissioner Bonny Kapeso confirmed that 47-year-old Paul Mulendema Samadula, who is also suspected to have been behind post election violence, has been on the run.

“Samadula faces four counts of arson which happened at Itapa market last year and will appear today before the court of law,” said Kapeso.