PF vice-president Given Lubinda has challenged the UPND “who are not thieves” to explain why fuel has been increased to K21 after previously accusing the PF of stealing money from the procurement process of the commodity. Commenting on Presidential spokesperson Anthony Bwalya’s remarks that government had put measures in place to mitigate the potential rise in the cost of living in view of the fuel price hike, Lubinda said the mitigatory factors should have been put in place before the fuel price increment. “Can you ask him to indicate when they intend to put those so-called mitigatory measures in place? When will they do that? Between increasing the price of fuel and increasing the electricity tariffs, what will happen to…...

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