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Police arrest 10 people for beating up a PF cadre at court

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Ten people have been apprehended for allegedly assaulting a man, identified as Kafula Chileshe aged 39 of Matero Township at the Magistrate Court complex.

Police spokesperson Esther Katongo said in a statement that the 10 descended on Mr Chileshe who had gone to court for tribunal hearings.

“It is alleged that the victim was assaulted at the gate as he was going to attend a Court session where there was ruling in the petition of Lusaka Mayoral seat and that whilst at the gate, a green mini bus stopped near him and the occupants descended on him and begun beating him,” she said.

Mrs Katongo said the victim sustained a swollen face and general body pains.

She said when police officers rushed to the scene, they apprehended 10 suspects out of which four where positively identified by the suspect during an identification parade which was conducted yesterday.

She said those identified are Robby Chinyama, Lackson Tembo, Vincent Zulu and Chivuka Chinyama who have been charged with Assault Occassioning Actual Bodily Harm.

Mrs Katongo said the suspects are detained in police custody awaiting Court appearance.

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