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2 MMD cadres arrested and charged

Time Posted: July 19, 2011 9:37 pm
Police spokesperson, Ndandula Siamana

Police spokesperson, Ndandula Siamana

Two MMD cadres have been arrested and charged for assaulting a MUVI TV news crew yesterday in Lusaka west.

Over 100 MMD cadres, yesterday attacked, attempted to gang rape a MUVI TV news crew before confiscating equipment, which has since not yet been recovered.

The two identified cadres, Moses Changala of John Laing and Benjamin Mukadi of Garden Compound, are among other 46 MMD cadres arrested in connection with the incident.

Police spokesperson, Ndandula Siamana has confirmed the development further saying Changala and Mukadi have been charged with assault, criminal trespass and obtaining money by false pretences.

And Musicians have threatened to de-campaign political parties, whose cadres assault journalists.

Zambia Association of Musicians (ZAM) President, Maiko Zulu says his group will ensure that they de-campaign parties with violent cadres.

Mr Zulu, who is also an advocate for freedom of expression, has further condemned the MMD cadres’ assault of a MUVI TV news crew.

He has added that assaulting journalists is a serious offence which the Zambia Police should take seriously.

Another musician, Dapusa Nkhata, who is an ardent supporter of women’s rights, has condemned the MMD cadres.

Dapusa, whose stage name is Sista D, has since condemned the cadres threats of gang-raping two female MUVI TV personnel, who were also assaulted yesterday.

Sista D, who has in the past composed songs for women’s rights, says cadres should not take advantage of defenceless female reporters for their sexual pleasures.

She has added that journalists should be protected always for their important role in the development process.

And Veteran Broadcaster, Chibamba Kanyama has condemned the beating of MUVI TV reporters by MMD cadres.

Mr Kanyama has since called on journalists to come together and defend the profession.
And MISA Zambia Chairperson, Daniel Sikazwe and PAZA Vice President, Amos Chanda have reiterated their condemnation of the MMD cadres behavior.

Meanwhile, Non-Governmental Organisation, Maimba Youth Edutainment Chairperson, Antonio Mwanza says the MMD cadres should not only be arrested but also prosecuted.

MUVITV

30 Comments

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    flag Nubian Princess says: Nubian Princess
    July 19, 2011 at 9:51 pm |

    A political party that allows thugs in it is weak to begin with. Those cadres knew that RB tolerates violence, hence their action. Case in point:
    - Miners shot by Chinese
    - Protesters shot and killed in Mongu
    - Children shot and killed in Shantys

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    flag KACHIGAMA says: KACHIGAMA
    July 19, 2011 at 10:07 pm |

    ONE WONDERS WHY EVERYTHING IS HAPPENING NOW ,WHERE WERE THE POLICE WHEN WILLIAM BANDA WAS BEATING UP PEOPLE AND WAS THREATNING TO BEAT UP SATA IF HE ATTENDED CHILUBAS FUNERAL.,WHY ARE THINGS HAPPENING AT THE 11TH HOUR.

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    flag SAMSON THE LION HEART says: SAMSON THE LION HEART
    July 19, 2011 at 10:17 pm |

    IF ASSAULTING JOURNALIST IS AN OFFENCE THAN WAS IT NOT AN OFFENCE TO ASSULT ANYBODY ELSE? WHEN WILLIAM BANDA WAS BEATING UP OTHER PEOPLE WITH HIS VIGALLENTE CADRES ALL OVER LUSAKA IN THE RECENT MONTHS THAN WHY THE POLICE DID NOT ARREST THEM UP TO NOW. TRYING TO TURN THINGS AROUND AT 11TH HOUR WILL NOT HELP.THIS IS WHAT WE CALL DOUBLE STANDARDS.

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  4. vote
    flag opness says: opness
    July 19, 2011 at 10:25 pm |

    since Rb term
    death in mongu
    death in southern province
    violence in mfumbwe
    violence in lusaka west
    shooting in serenje
    william banda has immunity one can touch him onmatter violent masterplan and yet is coming during or after election pray for peace for mother zambia.

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    flag muzambia says: muzambia
    July 19, 2011 at 10:29 pm |

    Surprise. Surprise. Where are the Boma vuvuzelas (Rev Moses Lungu, Mr Mumbi, Mr Cifire, Mr Kalonde, Mr Lifwekelo) to condemn this barbaric act. God forbade, if this Violent act had been this been done by the PF and the MMD media could have been of these stories

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  6. vote
    flag OCTOPUS PAUL BWALYA says: OCTOPUS PAUL BWALYA
    July 19, 2011 at 11:07 pm |

    Never be in a hurry when writting an sms. What a single spelling mistake can do on an SMS………. Husband went to Victoria Falls  And sent sms to wife:  ”Having a wonderful time, I really wish you were HER……!!!!!”

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  7. vote
    flag Zambi-cana says: Zambi-cana
    July 20, 2011 at 2:18 am |

    Pabwatoooooooo..!

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    flag Div nafuti says: Div nafuti
    July 20, 2011 at 6:26 am |

    Maimba Youth Edutainment!!! What nonsense is this iwe ka former UNZASu??? marubbish sha!!

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  9. vote
    flag Njombwinjo says: Njombwinjo
    July 20, 2011 at 6:47 am |

    All is said and done!!Those rube cadres are already in the chooks.
    PF is never condeming violence and castigating its members because its president Sata is an ardent supporter of violence like the ”Chawama hackings” and he thinks right minded zambians have amnesia so that they give a pass to plot one.That will never happen.PF bloggers why are you demanding for chicken eggs from a cow just because it is in a chicken run.Sata will never change.

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  10. vote
    flag RUIN POLICE (RUPO) says: RUIN POLICE (RUPO)
    July 20, 2011 at 7:10 am |

    When MMD cadres threatened to gang-**** Edith Nawakwi, Kabonde said that threatening gang-**** was not a crime! Now these thugs, who the police call ‘bosses’, are getting too close to their objective – GANG-RAPE! Hundreds of women are raped in DR. Congo everyday. What makes Kabonde think that Zambia is any special? Wake up man and do your job!

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    flag Red Card -abena libala south says: Red Card -abena libala south
    July 20, 2011 at 7:11 am |

    This i hope shames that so called seinor journalist who yesterday wanted to dispute that MMD cadres were to blame.I hope he-R.Liwena-is feeling like an ***** coz that s what he is….

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  12. vote
    flag Uncle P says: Uncle P
    July 20, 2011 at 7:44 am |

    our beloved Zed has completely degenerated to a point where we are all supporting and defending violence. We are all Zambians please. Lets not take the peace we somehow enjoy for granted. We are at the brink of civil war. Lets be care.

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  13. vote
    flag TRUE RANGERS says: TRUE RANGERS
    July 20, 2011 at 7:46 am |

    #10 I strongly feel that Kabonde should be arrested as well he is the chief RAPIST.

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    flag Tekere Banda says: Tekere Banda
    July 20, 2011 at 8:19 am |

    Thumbs up to Maiko Zulu and Sis D; de-campaign these thugs and rapists.

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  15. vote
    flag lifwekelochifirelungutwalishebanakale says: lifwekelochifirelungutwalishebanakale
    July 20, 2011 at 8:46 am |

    William Banda shud go to Malawi

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    flag MMC Chilebabes says: MMC Chilebabes
    July 20, 2011 at 9:03 am |

    MMD is very violent, has it been PF this culd have been the front page of you iiiddddiiiioootttts ba Lusakatimes.
    RB is an evil man, 3yrs of leadership how many have died due to MMD cadres?
    The problem is that RB is not discplined nowanda cadres behave like that, they know he will say & do nothing.

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    flag MMC Chilebabes says: MMC Chilebabes
    July 20, 2011 at 9:05 am |

    MMD is very violent, has it been PF this culd have been the front page of you iiiddddiiiioootttts ba Lusakatimes.RB is an evil man, 3yrs of leadership how many have died due to MMD cadres?The problem is that RB is not discplined nowanda cadres behave like that, they know he will say & do nothing.

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    flag Mbinji Mufalo says: Mbinji Mufalo
    July 20, 2011 at 9:15 am |

    “Meanwhile, Non-Governmental Organisation, Maimba Youth Edutainment Chairperson, Antonio Mwanza says the MMD cadres should not only be arrested but also prosecuted.” Interesting! How do you prosecute someone before arresting and charging them?

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  19. vote
    flag ubupuba bwachilamo says: ubupuba bwachilamo
    July 20, 2011 at 10:07 am |

    And why just arrest and charge two they were more than 100 what has happened to rest of the carders . what does Wille Banda has to say since he has been saying there is no one violent MAD MASS DESTRUCTION party any way your days are numbered

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    flag sakeni david says: sakeni david
    July 20, 2011 at 10:25 am |

    where is gud chifire, lifwekelo on the mmd thugs?shame on you chaps!all these people and mmd thugs need genuine employment,thats y we need change_join the strungle.masiye for munali what a shame!landslide for pf and madam phiri.

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  21. vote
    flag Zedman in China says: Zedman in China
    July 20, 2011 at 10:28 am |

    but ka Ndandula nika bullet, i like her looks even if she can arrest me i would plead guilty,even if iam innocent

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    flag sakeni david says: sakeni david
    July 20, 2011 at 10:32 am |

    tekere banda,another soja of rb.just implementing rupiar’s programs of gang raping innocent women.

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    flag zed1 says: zed1
    July 20, 2011 at 11:03 am |

    And now what was that Dr stupid saying the other day? that maybe it was not even mmd cadres who beat up the MUVI tv personnel,what has he got to say now? I even doubt if he is a veteran journalists as he was called.

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    flag Tribalist says: Tribalist
    July 20, 2011 at 11:04 am |

    All political parties are violent. UPND in Mapatizya, PF in Chawama and MMD in many places. Depends on wats at stake. But for MMD, William Banda is the evil and we are headed for more blood during the elections. Comment 19 Zedian Snake Eater, you want to be jailed by Siamana as a s.e.x slave, be fed only on viagra to keep you going? Unfortunately for you, the chick is not starved.

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  25. vote
    flag Tribalist says: Tribalist
    July 20, 2011 at 11:08 am |

    Sorry @ 24 meant comment 21 Zedian Snake Eater in China

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  26. vote
    flag OBATALA says: OBATALA
    July 20, 2011 at 12:09 pm |

    Madam Ndandula well-done but you look beautifully.

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  27. vote
    flag katondo Nkani says: katondo Nkani
    July 20, 2011 at 12:27 pm |

    Shame on MMD thugs and Journalists are not only innocent but they are partners in Development. We are not blaming anyone on this, its ka William Banda Orchastrating this violence. Just wondering what campaigns this year will be. This is Just the beginning and we are yet to experience more violence from these MMD THUGS!!! Its a shame shame shame!!! Sad in the end!!!

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  28. vote
    flag Mwanawakwitu says: Mwanawakwitu
    July 20, 2011 at 8:41 pm |

    They are criminals period not Cadres.

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  29. vote
    flag Copper bullet says: Copper bullet
    July 21, 2011 at 1:56 pm |

    what happened to the other 98 mmd cadres

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  30. vote
    flag fchibs says: fchibs
    July 22, 2011 at 12:55 pm |

    Ndandula Siamana you have failed to arrest William Banda leave those cards alone.Suppose they where sent by Rupiah s right hand man William Banda,what do do girl

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