UPND have issued death threats to President Edgar Lungu’s aides and party officials following the arrest of their leaders.
Confirming the incidence, President Lungu’s Spokesperson Amos Chanda said he had received a total of six phone calls four of which were threats on his life and that of his family.
Mr Chanda added that his compatriot Kaizer Zulu, President Lungu’s political advisor had also received death threats from unknown people who identified themselves as members of the UPND.
Mr Chanda said the cadres have threatened to ambush him and his family and claimed that they are shadowing his every move.
Meanwhile Mr Chanda announced that Patriotic Front Deputy Secretary General Mumbi Phiri had equally been threatened as well as Police top Command Kakoma Kanganja.