Inspector General of Police Francis Kabonde has strongly warned that police will not hesitate to deal with anybody who will attempt to cause confusion at this years Kuomboka traditional ceremony in Mongu on Saturday.
Mr. Kabonde says six hundred police officers have already been dispatched to Mongu to ensure that the traditional ceremony of the Lozi people is held in a peaceful manner.
He told ZNBC news that the Zambia Police Service has instituted investigations into the source of intimidating flyers being circulated in Western Province ahead of the Kuomboka traditional ceremony.
Mr. Kabonde explained that preliminary investigations have revealed that its only a few disgruntled people who want to cause confusion.
He warned that the culprits will be arrested and prosecuted.
Mr. Kabonde wondered how some people can be planning to cause confusion when the Kuomboka traditional ceremony attracts a number of tourists who earn the country foreign exchange.
Yesterday Mr Kabonde assured would be patrons to the ceremony that the Kuomboka will be held in a peaceful atmosphere.
He said six hundred police officers have been deployed to provide security during the ceremony.