Lusaka ~ Thur, 05 Oct 2020

By Brightwell Chabusha

PF Eastern province youth chairperson Emmanuel Jay Jay Banda and four others have pleaded not guilty to assaulting a police officer.

Banda who is currently suspended from the party four others appeared before High Court judge Wilfred Muma and denied the charge.

The judge has set 11th November,2020 for commencement of trial.

Banda, 35, a businessman of Petauke, Eastern Province is jointly
charged with John Lungu, 26, Maxwell Pito, 20, Moses Silyonde, 27,
and Lyford Phiri, 21 for aggravated assault with intent to steal.

It is alleged that on July 6, 2020 in Lusaka, the five, with intent
to steal assaulted Allan Mbahwe, a police officer.

The incident allegedly happened at Lusaka Central Police Station.

The Director of Public Prosecutions had entered a nolle prosequi in the matter but the accused were re-arrested and slapped with the same offence.


  1. Tikambepo

    Wait until next year when your adada’s government is wiped away elyo mukatolamo amano together with your dpp cadre.

  2. Geoffrey Bwamba Mwalya

    It’s a pity that people we are expecting to protect us are the ones harming us, Mother Zambia where are we going?God have mercy on us.

  3. Upndbeliever

    Next year we are changing gvt

  4. Diaspora

    Judiciary…we are watching you on this natter. No to your usual monkey tricks here!

  5. Next King

    Better have this heard in England or by Malawian judges. The Zambian judiciary is a big joke!

  6. JMS

    Incredible unless the case occurred somewhere not police headquarters ( lusaka central police) what if this case occurring in rural areas.

  7. peace maker

    because they are pf cadres they are free men but the incidence in lavushimanda yalikosa ati iyoo the upnd kidnapped the police officer.zambia twasebana

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