POLICE have recorded a warn and caution statement from Patriots for Economic Progress president Sean Tembo for the offence of hate speech.

In a statement, Tuesday, police spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said Tembo posted that Bembas would become extinct at the rate they were being arrested his Facebook page.

“It is alleged that on 2nd November, 2021 at Mr. Tembo posted names on his Facebook account believed to be of Bemba tribe who were being probed for the crimes committed in the previous regime and further went on to state that at the rate at which the Government was making arrests, Bembas would become extinct in approximately Seven months,” stated Hamoonga.

“Such utterances involved hostility or segregation directed towards a particular social grouping on grounds of tribe or origin Mr Tembo was released soon after the warn and caution statement.”