Riots break out in Livingstone as HH , William Banda and others are arrested

Riots have broken out in Livingstone bringing business in the tourist capital to a standstill after UPND cadres ran amok following the arrest of their leader Hakainde Hichilema.
Shops have been closed and some roads in the city centre blocked by UPND cadres protesting against Mr. Hichilema’s arrest.
Police are using teargas to disperse the cadres who are demanding the release of Mr. Hichilema who has been detained at Livingstone Central Police.
Mr. Hichilema was arrested a while ago in connection with the death of a PF official identified as Harrison Chanda.
The late Chanda who was Monze PF District Chairman is believed to have been killed during a political clash between PF cadres and their UPND rivals in Livingstone yesterday.
Mr. Hichilema was picked up this afternoon after the police surrounded the Lodge he was staying at.
Others picked up include William Banda and Mr. Hichilema’s special adviser Douglas Siakalima.
The police are yet to slap any charges on Mr.