A UK-BASED lawyer representing Belarusian businessman Aleksandr Zingman, says the arrest of his client by Congolese authorities is politically motivated. And a representative of AFTRADE, a firm in which Zingman is a shareholder, revealed that the alleged arms dealer who was arrested along with the company director Aleh Vodchyts and his Italian partner Paolo Persico has been kept incommunicado while being denied basic needs like water. Zingman has strong links with President Edgar Lungu and Lusaka businessman Valden Findlay. Last year, News Diggers published images showing President Lungu interacting with...

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