POLICE on the Copperbelt have detained three people for rubbing off “Nathan Chanda” from the wall of one of their stations.

In a viral video, suspected UPND cadres were seen rubbing off Chanda’s name from the wall of the Police Post in Luanshya on the basis that the former area mayor, is a PF member.

According to a statement, Saturday, Police Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said a docket of discreditable conduct at a police station had been opened against the three suspects.

“Police have today (Saturday) detained three suspects namely: Hachobe Eugine, aged 33 of house number 539/9, Elias Chisala aged 53 of house number 212/9 and Moses Chibanga aged 41 of house 423/9, all of Roan Township [in] Luanshya. This was after a group of people clad in United Party for National Development regalia went to Nathan Chanda police post and rubbed off the name ‘Nathan Chanda’ on the wall of the post. This occurred on 22nd October 2021 at 15:00 hours. A docket of discreditable conduct at a police station has been opened,” stated Hamoonga