Goods from impounded trucks turn out to be batteries and chairs not pre-marked ballots

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UPND cadres gaurding the trucks they impounded

UPND cadres gaurding the trucks they impounded

The trucks that were impounded by United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres were not carrying any pre-marked ballot papers as was suspected.

According to documentation availed, the trucks were ferrying 60,000 lanterns and 235,000 batteries being supplied by Micro-Point Investments to the Electoral Commision of Zambia (ECZ).

This morning (January 11, 2015), UPND Cadres impounded two South African trucks belonging to African Cargo Management after word went round that they were carrying pre-marked ballot papers for this month’s presidential election.

The cadres said they had been trailing the trucks from Chirundu border post since last night after being tipped that they were carrying goods for the Electoral Commission of Zambia.

One of the documents showing the contents of one of the trucks

The two trucks were parked at Lusaka Central Police station while waiting for officials from ECZ and Zambia Revenue Authority to determine what goods are in the containers.

A verification of the contents of the truck later revealed that it was carrying chairs and batteries.

 

 

 

 

 

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Verifying contents of the trucks

 

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17 Responses to Goods from impounded trucks turn out to be batteries and chairs not pre-marked ballots

  1. even the impounders knew that, but wanted ton send a message to pf that rigging wont be easy

    OBN
    January 11, 2015 at 7:05 pm
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    • Whoever did this(leaking info) from whichever vintage point he was at must be held responsible for alarming the nation and putting other people’s lives at risk. Let him go in national interest he has embarrassed our security wings who are doing a commendable job

      observer
      January 12, 2015 at 6:31 pm
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  2. UPND cadres must feel green with embarrassment. Must be a great feeling of stupidity and shame mixed. the looks on their faces must have been priceless.

    storm
    January 11, 2015 at 7:20 pm
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  3. Ba Suntwe !!Satanists!!! Mwembwa mwee wooooooooooooooooo. Manje ati bwaaaaa.

    Cool temple
    January 11, 2015 at 8:08 pm
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  4. Fi UPND fyaumfwa insoni.Acts of desperation.Ba PF they are very transparent,they cannot rig elections.Moreover UPND cant even win this coming election.U are not as porpular as u think.Let the police arrest all those involved including the indormat.Mind u ECZ is now annoid against UPND.UBUTUTU ABA TONGA ABA.AWE MWANDI

    20.01.15
    January 11, 2015 at 8:25 pm
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  5. This good news, so that the riggers will be scared, keep it up Anti Riggers. Please people be vigilant . Ifwe ni HH chabe

    John kabengele
    January 11, 2015 at 9:54 pm
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  6. Its like Man-U Playing Mazabuka Leopards, surely does Man-U need to go for training? Training for what? So is UPND Vs PF, PF does need to rig elections because PF is too good,popular, renowned, repute for UPND, they want to create chaos after being defeated. Wait for the D-day, they will be no online comments from UPND supporters. Mark my words
    After 20.01.15 Big Tribe will change the name to Mr. Truth, it is happening on this day………

    Big Tribe
    January 12, 2015 at 6:02 am
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  7. lelo upnd kikikikikikiki….

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    hc malaiti chingola
    January 12, 2015 at 6:13 am
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  8. everything including lanterns are election materials and need be transported transparently. That’s the spirit. If you just transport without any information, a search is good for clarity. That’s what it calls for transparency. Any other truck provided it looks suspicious will be ripped for clarity.

    PNL
    January 12, 2015 at 7:09 am
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  9. moneni efyo filemoneka they cant even feel ashamed of themselveswho can steal their votes wen we av heard fr the genuine prophety TB joshua

    mulenga mpanda
    January 12, 2015 at 9:32 am
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  10. What a shame!
    And those Policemen who were called to duty, who gave the order for them to legitimise such a hapless exercise, wasting fuel,allowances energies at the expense of our tax??
    Is this what we should expect from the mighty UPND?
    Zambians are watching,prepare for a shock, donate some linen to the UTH for real where you will be admitted

    Choolwe
    January 12, 2015 at 10:28 am
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  11. Anti-rigging squad is working very well. Keep on impounding all suspicious trucks.

    Frank
    January 12, 2015 at 1:30 pm
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  12. This is what has become normal in Zambia because of the disconnection that has happened between the citizens and their government: nobody simply trusts the state and its institutions because of the litany of lies over the past 20 years.

    Restoring trust between the the government and the governed is among the priorities of the new government from 21 January 2015.

    John Bambo
    January 12, 2015 at 2:36 pm
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  13. Shame on U, these are the kicks of a dying horse come 21 st Jan. u will Cry.

    W isdom Chunga
    January 12, 2015 at 2:45 pm
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  14. riggars be ware

    bullu siajongolo
    January 12, 2015 at 4:15 pm
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  15. good show boys in red

    bullu siajongolo
    January 12, 2015 at 4:18 pm
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  16. My advice to upnd leaders is that they should be sober minded because their wild thinking is leading their cadres into a very dangerous situation.these cadres believe what these officials say.Canisius Banda spoke about unfounded issues,then comes the nightmare of Upnd victory.This information is suicidal to Upnd cadres.How are they going to accept defeat?The law is there to safe guard the peace of this nation.The security will never be intimidated by Upnd & its tribal cadres to destroy the peace.Why this desperation?Where is police I.G. to allow this nonsense?Upnd cadres are left freely to harrase innocent ECZ employees.It is really true that the I.G. is Upnd inclined,and does not want Hon. Lungu.She has rushed to arrest PF cadres whilst Upnd thugs are left freely.Wait for next week,Hon.Edgar will be in power and IG will be another wife to hh at hi farm.These upnd cadres should be prepared for the heat that is coming next week.Remember what happened to William Banda in 2011 after the loss of MMD

    magaba
    January 12, 2015 at 6:22 pm
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