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UPND MP, two Cadres charged

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POLICE have charged UPND Member of Parliament for Sesheke Central Siyanga Siyauya and two others with possession of offensive weapons.

The three have been charged in connection with an attack on Patriotic Front (PF) Secretary General Davies Chama on Saturday evening in Mulobezi District.

Mr Chama and his team were on Saturday on their way to a campaign meeting to drum up support for PF candidate Patricia Mulasikwanda.

The team was ambushed by suspected UPND cadres in Sichili area and in the process of the confrontation, a gun was fired, which led to one person being shot.

Western Province Police chief Standwell Lungu said in an interview yesterday that three people have been charged with possession of offensive weapons.

The three are Siyauya, Gerald Imanda and Likamba Godfrey.

“The fourth person who was apprehended to help with investigations, Mushaukwa Mushaukwa, is still in hospital and has not been charged,” Mr Lungu said.

Mr Mushaukwa was the one that was shot and wounded in the fracas.

Police recovered two firearms and an assortment of other weapons from the scene of the incident.
Mr Lungu said the three that have been charged are on police bond and will appear in court soon – Times of Zambia

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