FORMER home affairs minister Stephen Kampyongo says the challenge with the Public Order Act is in its interpretation by the Police. And Kampyongo says UPND should not portray a picture that it’s the only party interested in seeing people exercise their liberty. Speaking in an interview, Kampyongo said people do not need a police permit to gather. “The challenge with the Public Order Act has just been the interpretation by the implementing institution which is the Zambia police. There is misinterpretation and misunderstanding between the Zambia police and the public at large. So you hear people still talk about permits like what happened in Chipata because there is no need for a permit. A notification is what should be considered,…...

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