Man arrested for insulting President Sata

A 67 year old man of Serenje district in Central province has been arrested by the Police for allegedly defamation of President Michael Sata.

Both Police Command in the province and the District Commissioner have confirmed the arrest of Rogers Mushya on Monday evening, September 16, 2013.

Commissioner of Police for Central Province Edwin Bwanga said Mushya was taken to the Police by the members of the public after he was found hurling insults at the President.

It is not yet clear why the man behaved in that manner. This is the third person to be arrested for defamation of the President in the last two years, President Sata and PF has been in government.