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Given Lubinda attackers nabbed

Written by on July 17, 2019

By Clinton Masumba, Kitwe

Police in Lusaka have arrested five suspects in connection to attacks on Justice Minister Given Lubinda.

Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo has named Martin Mambwe Kankonje among those arrested who has been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm contrary to section 248 and also conspiracy to commit a felony contrary to section 396 of the penal code chapter 87 of the laws of Zambia.

She has named others as Patrick Chanda of Zambia railways compound, Major Chanda of Misisi Compound, Moses Mulenga of Chunga and Goodness Mwange of john leing who have been charged with conspiracy to commit a felony.

Ms Katongo said police are still looking for one suspect who is still on the run.

She has noted that the five will appear in Court today.

On Friday, the named suspects while acting with others unknown allegedly attacked Mr Lubinda who is also Kabwata Member of Parliament and assaulted him.

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