Riots break-out in Livingstone following arrest of UPND leaders

Riots break-out in Livingstone following arrest of UPND leaders

livingThere are reports of riots breaking out in Livingstone following the arrest of UPND president Hakainde Hichilema and other other senior leaders.

Sources say police in riot gear are firing tear-gas canisters in town center as more cadres are trooping into town demanding to have their leaders released.

living 2Meanwhile UPND cadres from other towns are on their way to Livingstone to attend to the situation.

UPND cadres on the Copperbelt have hired 7 Rosa buses, 3 landcruisers and 1 Hilux on their way to Livingstone.

Shops in the area have since been closed early.

More details and pictures later

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