Nevers Mumba complains of poor prison conditions, forgives Sata

Movement for Multi Party Democracy MMD president Dr.Nevers Mumba has bemoaned the state of holding cells at Nkana East police station were he spent a night under police custody.

Speaking to journalists in an interview in kitwe when he was being taken away by an armed police escort,Dr.Mumba described it as an inhabitable place calling on the Human Rights Commission to visit the cells.

However Dr. Mumba stated that he was fine and he had forgiven the President Micheal Sata for the manner the police treated his case.

Yesterday Dr.Mumba and seven others were charged with the offence of unlawful assembly which they all denied,

Dr.Mumba and other accused persons charged with him were granted bail by Kitwe Magistrate Perjan Lamba but failed to meet the conditions.

They are currently being held in custody at Kamfinsa State Prison.

Both men and women were held in the same cell.

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