Police quel UNZA protest

Police last evening sealed-off the main entrance to University of Zambia great East road campus after students ran amok in protest over the issue of meal allowance.

Police also temporarily closed part of the great East road after the stone throwing UNZA students damaged three Motor Vehicles.

Lusaka Province Police Chief GREENWELL N’GUNI confirmed last evening that the students were throwing stones and other objects at innocent motorists.

Mr. N’GUNI however said that police later took control of the situation, but NO arrests had been made by press time.

And a ZNBC News Crew that rushed to UNZA found a heavy presence of police in riot gear stationed at various points within the university vicinity.

Motorists were directed to use other alternative routes to their different destinations.

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