by Daniel Chansa on 20 Apr 2018by Mirriam Chabala on 20 Apr 2018by Mirriam Chabala on 20 Apr 2018by Zondiwe Mbewe on 20 Apr 2018
- Goal Diggers
by Abraham Kalito on 17 Apr 2018by Abraham Kalito on 10 Apr 2018by Mazuba Muleya on 20 Feb 2018by Mazuba Muleya on 20 Feb 2018
by Abraham Kalito on 20 Apr 2018by Stuart Lisulo on 19 Apr 2018by Zondiwe Mbewe on 19 Apr 2018by Abraham Kalito on 18 Apr 2018
by Zondiwe Mbewe on 18 Apr 2018by Mukosha Funga on 17 Apr 2018by Mukosha Funga on 11 Apr 2018by Zondiwe Mbewe on 10 Apr 2018
- Editor's Choice
by Anand Rajaram and Miljan Sladoje on 4 Apr 2018by Dr Canisius Banda on 22 Mar 2018by Herryman Moono on 20 Feb 2018by Pilato on 12 Dec 2017
by Diggers Editor on 19 Apr 2018by Diggers Editor on 18 Apr 2018by Diggers Editor on 17 Apr 2018by Diggers Editor on 14 Apr 2018
by Felix Kashweka on 16 Apr 2018by Felix Kashweka on 25 Mar 2018by Felix Kashweka on 24 Mar 2018by Felix Kashweka on 24 Mar 2018
- Guest Diggers
by Sishuwa Sishuwa on 16 Apr 2018by Kalaki on 15 Apr 2018by Sishuwa Sishuwa on 9 Apr 2018by Chibamba Kanyama on 9 Apr 2018
Kitwe police nab NDC national youth chairBy Mukosha Funga on 24 Feb 2018
Police in Kitwe have arrested National Democratic Congress national youth chairman Charles Kabwita and charged him with conduct likely to cause a breach of peace.
According to a brief statement issued by the NDC media team, Kabwita was assaulted by PF supporters before his arrest.
The NDC media team charged that Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo ordered Kabwita’s arrest.
“National Democratic Congress NDC leader Charles Kabwita has been detained by state police in Kitwe. Mr. Kabwita has also been allegedly assaulted by Pf thugs. State police are refusing Mr Kabwita to access medical attention. According to our party Stewart’s in Kitwe, Mr Kabwita has been detained on the instructions of Home Affairs Minister Steven Kampyongo. The detention of Mr Kabwita is purely political persecution. NDC has been reliably informed that Minister kampyongo accosted Mr Kabwita at a public gathering in Kitwe today. Mr Kampyongo was in the company of Mines Minister Richard Musukwa and National Planning Minister Alexander Chiteme,” read the statement.
“According to initial reports, Hon. Stephen Kampyongo had complained to Mr Kabwita that the NDC was causing sleepless nights for the PF. Before our National youth chairman could respond, he was attacked by pf cadres. It was at that point that Kampyongo then ordered state police to arrest and detain comrade Kabwita. As NDC will want to express our dismay at the continued harassment of our leader’s. Zambia is slowly drifting into a dictatorship and police state.
As NDC, we are ready to meet the Pf and state police in the courts of law.”
Copperbelt Police Commissioner Charity Katanga confirmed the arrest in an interview saying he was charged with conduct likely to cause a breach of peace.
Katanga said she had to contact officers on the ground to get details on what Kabwita did.
About Mukosha Funga
Mukosha Funga is a Zambian journalist interested in good governance and anti corruption reporting.
- KBF hears ‘the signal’, releases book, moves on - 19 Apr 2018
- Application challenging impeachment motion misplaced , Parliament tells court - 17 Apr 2018
- Lungu, associates will personally pay debt they’re contracting – Tembo - 17 Apr 2018
- ACC summons Kambwili’s son - 16 Apr 2018
- Matibini on trial over impeachment motion – HH - 13 Apr 2018
Subscribe for email alerts
Weekly Most Digged
ArchivesMay0 PostsJun0 PostsJul0 PostsAug0 PostsSep0 PostsOct0 PostsNov0 PostsDec0 Posts
- April 2018
- March 2018
- February 2018
- January 2018
- December 2017
- November 2017
- October 2017
- September 2017
- August 2017
- July 2017
- June 2017
- May 2017
- April 2017
- March 2017
- February 2017
- January 2017
- December 2016
- November 2016
- October 2016
The News Diggers
Plot No. Lus/9812/649-MC8
off Alex Chola Road
P.O. Box 32147
Telephone or WhatsApp:
+26-097-7708285, 095-3424603, 096-5815078
diggers [at] diggers [dot] news
editor [at] diggers [dot] news
Send this to a friend