Police deny MMD permit to stage a public demonstration against Acting Chief Justice

The MMDs’ maneuver to force Acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda out of office has suffered a setback after police denied them a permit to stage a public demonstration.
Lusaka Province Police Commissioner Joyce Kasosa has told ZNBC that the move is meant to avoid inconveniencing the public.
The former ruling party had planned to protest against Justice Chibesakunda’s stay in office which it argues is unconstitutional.
Ms Kasosa said that the MMD can show their displeasure through other avenues other than marching on the roads.
But MMD national secretary Kapembwa Simbao has described the police action as unfair. Mr. Simbao has complained that the Police have continuously denied the opposition permits to hold public functions.
Recently President Michael Sata said that MMD president Nevers Mumba should halt his ill advised and misplaced attacks on the country’s judiciary.
Mr. Sata said that Dr.