Lusaka – 23/12/20
Police have shot and killed two people which include a state prosecutor from the office of the national prosecution authority near Cabinet office in Lusaka.
The other one is an unidentified youth.
Hundreds of Police officers fired live ammunition at peaceful members of the public who had gathered near the High Court grounds to offer solidarity to UPND President Hakainde Hichilema who has been summoned to appear at force Headquarters for questioning.
Despite not being violent, some overzealous police officers which included the anti robbery squad popularly known as C5 went on rampage firing teargas cannisters and gun shots resulting into the death of two people.
Aboard the anti riot maverick police trucks, the police pursued the youths in the process arresting innocent members of the public who were caught up in the confusion as attempts to seek refugee in the High Court proved futile.
A ZAF helicopter was also seen hovering around the perimeter.
Meanwhile UPND President Hakainde Hichilema accompanied by his legal team has arrived at the police headquarters and is currently in the interrogation room.
The legal team includes Jack Mwiimbu, Xevianji Sinkala,Cornelius Mweetwa, Marshal Muchende,Nellie Mutti,Mulambo Haimbe and Chad Muleza.
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