MMD, PF in Kasama go physical

Sata in a happy mood

Sata in a happy mood

Patriotic Front (PF) and MMD cadres were this morning engaged in a physical confrontation outside Shoprite Checkers premise in Kasama.

And alert police officers from Kasama Central police station managed to quell the violence between the two parties.

The fracas erupted when some PF cadres tried to impound a campaign vehicle belonging to the ruling party on suspicion that it was a government vehicle.

The PF cadres harassed the driver of the vehicle in question and later grabbed his car keys but MMD cadres retaliated and a fight ensued.

After a fierce struggle, some cadres from the ruling party retrieved the keys for their campaign vehicle.

However, no one was injured in the fracas.

And police officers, who arrived at the scene several minutes later, dispersed the unruly party cadres from Shoprite premise.

The police later kept vigil at the shopping centre until the situation was calm.

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