ZPS calls for peaceful campaigns in Solwezi East parliamentary by-election
Solwezi, July , 13, 2013, ZANIS…The Zambia Police Service have cautioned political parties participating in the forthcoming Solwezi East parliamentary by-election not to engage themselves in electoral violence.
Police Senior Superitendent Raphael Hamoonga said as a wing entrust with the responsibility to maintain peace, law and order it shall not recent to bring to justice any perpetrators of electoral violence.
He said this in Solwezi east constituency yesterday during the community sensitization campaign on the dangers of electoral malpractices done by Zambia Police Nkwazi Theater Group.
Mr. Hamoonga said it is the desire of the Zambia Police to see elections be held in a peaceful environment and free from corrupt practices such as bribes and vote buying among others.
He appealed to the candidates and their supporters to adhere to the electoral code of conduct to avoid being in conflict with the law.