We will hold mass demonstrations soon – UPND

We will hold mass demonstrations soon – UPND

Zambia police beating demonstrators on Wednesday

The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) says it is ready for war with the Police.

Special advisor to the UPND leader Douglas Siakalima says the party will be ready to face the police following their declaration war as a result of today’s foiled upnd demonstration.

Mr. Siakalima says what happened today is just the beginning of things to come stating that soon the party will hold mass demonstrations.

Speaking to journalists at the party secretariat shortly after the clashes with the Police, Mr. Siakalima said the conducted exhibited by the police was unprofessional.

He says instead of arresting erring people, the police officers are busy harassing innocent citizens, a situation he described as unfortunate.

Mr. Siakalima says the use of the police to silence citizens with concerns will not work.

He says Zambia is not a Police state for Police to be used to intimidate citizens with genuine concerns.

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