The opposition alliance says it will report president Edgar Lungu and two of his assistants, home affairs minister Steven Kapyongo plus PF Secretary General Davies Mwila to the international Criminal court for sponsoring violence in the country.
In a joint statement, the opposition said::
in Our Quest for True Justice, We in the Opposition Alliance Have Taken the Decision to Report Specific Individuals to the International Criminal Court in the Hague, for Orchestrating, Perpetrating, Facilitating, Funding and Executing a Well Planned Wave of Political Violence Across the Country, Which Violence Risks the Peace and Security of This Nation.
These individuals include the Following;
(i) Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu – President of the Republic of Zambia
(ii) Mr. Stephen Kampyongo – Minister of Home Affairs
(iii) Mr. Davis Mwila – PF Secretary General
(iv) Mr. Kaizer Zulu – Special Assistant to the President for Politics
(v) Mr. Amos Chanda – Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations
(vi) Mr. Francis Muchemwa (aka America 2) – PF Cadre
(vii) Mr. Mpange Kachingwe – PF Cadre
(viii) Abel Mwale – PF Cadre
(ix) Eddie Gowa – PF Cadre
‘As Opposition Alliance, We Have Complete Trust in the Competence, Independence and Integrity of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and Their Prosecutors.
‘On This Basis, We Strongly Believe That if the Above Listed Individuals Are Not Guilty of the Crimes That We Accuse Them of, They Shall Be Acquitted Accordingly By the International Criminal Court in the Hague. It Must Further Be Noted That the Above List May Be Increased Depending On Additional Evidence that May Come Into Our Possession in Due Course.