Police have released Alliance for Community Action executive director Laura Miti, opposition PeP leader Sean Tembo, singer Pilato, and other fire tender protesters on K2,000 police bond each.

This was after police charged the six with the offence of “disobeying lawful orders” contrary to clause 127 Cap 87 of the laws of Zambia.

The protesters are expected to appear in court on October 27, 2017.

Tembo confirmed the development in a brief statement.

“This is to advise that we have been released from the unlawful detention by the Zambia Police Service following our lawful protest at Parliament this afternoon over the $42 million fire tender scandal,” said Tembo.

“I will issue a comprehensive press statement tomorrow morning.”