— Three Luyungandambo Barotse Activists appear Court again for sedition

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Three Luyungandambo Barotse Activists  appear Court again for sedition

Mongu, December  9TH, 2014,  ZANIS—The three Luyungandambo Barotse Activists  yet again appeared  before High Court for sedition.

The other irate Barotse Activists,  who appeared yesterday before the same court  in Western Province, had stormed the court premises  chanting Barotseland solidarity songs saying that Western Province was their country and not Zambia as a whole.

Before High Court Judge Eddie Sikazwe were Afumba Mombotwa 57,Pelekelo Likando 61 and Kalima Inambao 53 stood charged with one count of a treason felony contrary to Section 57 (1)(a) of the Penal Code of Chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

In his ruling  Judge Eddie Sikazwe noted that the trio whilst in Sioma district of Western Province on the unknown date but between 1st March 2012 and 20th August 2013 and while acting together with other unknown persons  the trio with seditious intents and without unlawful excuse plotted  to secede Western Province from the rest of the country.

Meanwhile the three accused have since been transferred to Mumbwa district at Mwembeshi Prisons Central Province and will appear again in Court on the 22nd December 2014 for mention.

The three suspects were nabbed by Police after a tip –off from the members of the public in Mwandi district of Western Province last Friday while convening similar seceding meeting after being on Police wanted for a long time.