SOCIALIST Party leader Dr Fred M’membe has wondered how what he terms as serious acts of criminality against the 13 abduction victims can be limited to Gender-Based Violence. And Patriots for Economic Progress president Sean Tembo has accused President Hakainde Hichilema of wanting to reduce a serious case of kidnapping to a “misdemeanour” like GBV. But Lusaka lawyer Dickson Jere says the President was right to use the term GBV given the wide definition which the Act regulating this provides. In a statement, Tuesday, Presidential Spokesperson Anthony Bwalya said President Hichilema and First Lady Mutinta had hosted a private luncheon for the 13 Gender Based Violence (GBV) survivors, where he also tasked Cabinet Office to constitute a high-level, cross-sectional committee…...

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