Court Orders Jail for Three MMD Cadres

Three MMD cadres have been sentenced to three years imprisonment with hard labour for assaulting a Muvi TV crew that was attacked while on duty in Lusaka in July last year.

The crew had gone to cover land wrangles between residents of Nakachenje area and party cadres in Lusaka West.

Abram Banda, 28, Cephas Phiri, 29 and Use Mukalipi, 27, had all pleaded not guilty to assault and theft of assorted items on July 18 last year.

The three assaulted Dainess Nyirenda, a reporter; Anita Kalwani,

Emanuel Manjimela Kaluba, who are camera persons and driver, Eddie Ntele.

Source: Times of Zambia 

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