HH charged with proposing violence, still in detention

Zambian dictator Michael Sata has bowed to international pressure and his brutal police have been forced to reduce UPND president Hakainde Hichilema’s charge and other UPND leaders from murder to merely proposing violence.

Hichilema and all officials arrested with him are still in detention.

And UPND Choma MP Cornelius Mweetwa says the detention of all top leaders who have gone to Livingstone looks like a ploy to undermine the party’s ability to monitor elections tomorrow. He however hoped that Hichilema will be taken to court this morning so that lawyers can apply for bail since the offence he has been slapped with is both bondable and¬†bailable but wondered why police could not give him bond yesterday.

PF police Southern province police Commissioner, Charity Katanga disclosed that Mr. Hichilema’s charge will now be that of proposing violence contrary to section 91(1) of chapter 87 of the laws of Zambia.

The charge falls short of what security sources said Mr.