POLICE in Lusaka have arrested and charged six PF cadres for the offence of proposing violence during the Kabwata by-elections.

In a statement, Sunday, police spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said the arrested PF cadres were aged between 25 and 31.

“Police have so far charged and arrested the Six Patriotic Front cadres namely: Joshua Matebele Tembo aged 38 of house number 11 Zongwe road in Kamwala South, Kasper Bwalya aged 31 of unknown house number in Chawama, Jackson Phiri aged 25 of unknown house number in Chawama, Titus Kasunga aged 29 of unknown house in Kamwala South, Blessings Mukupa aged 25 of unknown house number in Kamwala South and Lazarous Mwansa aged 29 of Matero Compound for the offence of Proposing Violence,” said Hamoonga

“They all have been released on police bond and will appear in court soon. The Police has further recovered and impounded the Toyota Land Cruiser registration BAT 6157 that had sped off bashing a police vehicle and almost running over a police officer at Ebeneza Polling Station in Chilenje on 3rd February, 2022.”