UPND cadre arrested for destroying PF Chitenge

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Police in Livingstone have arrested a suspected opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) supporter for allegedly destroying a Patriotic Front (PF) Chitenge material that was being used in the political campaign.


Southern Province Police Commissioner Charity Katanga told ZANIS in Mazabuka today that 32 year old Musuka Kawengo of Libuyu Compound in Livingstone allegedly destroyed a PF Chitenge material last night at Focal Point bar.


She said the material that was alleged to have been destroyed was taken to Libuyu police station and will be used as an exhibit at the courts of law tomorrow when the suspect appears in court.


Meanwhile, unknown people in Livingstone have attacked two lovers that were found having a good time in a car which they parked a few kilometres from the Livingstone weighbridge along the Livingstone-Lusaka road.


Ms. Katanga said two hooligans, armed with sticks and pangas, on Saturday evening around 19:30 hours attacked Santus Kandangwe 35, a business man of house number 156 Railways Compound in Livingstone and his girlfriend Vanessa Kabanga aged 48, a Manager at Livingstone Hostel Board and residing at Highlands hotel.

She said Kandangwe, who is believed to be married to another woman, informed the police that the thugs attacked him and his girlfriend and got away with KR3, 200 and their clothes leaving them naked.


She said the attackers also went away with other valuable.


Ms. Katanga disclosed that the man sustained an injury on his left leg following the attack which the two lovers said occurred when they stopped and parked the car along the road to allow the woman to answer the call of nature.


Passers-by that found the couple stranded on the road while naked however assisted them with clothes before going to report the matter at Livingstone Central Police station where the man allegedly refused the police to call his wife to bring him decent clothes.


Katanga however said the police have since launched a manhunt for the attackers saying despite the circumstances that led the lovers to be attacked.