Police in Mulobezi have detained UPND former Member of Parliament and candidate Hastings Sililo.
Mr Sililo’s official vehicle was found with articles of violence.
The Police found axes and pangas in his official vehicle and are investigating him for allegedly masterminding the ambush against PF Secreatry General Davies Chama’s convoy.
Sililo’s Toyota Hilux D4D has since been impounded.
The Supreme Court nullified the Mulobezi seat due to Electoral corruption and malpractices.
On Saturday afternoon, a convoy of vehicles belonging to the UPND on Saturday afternoon descended on the convoy of PF Secretary General, Davies Chama.
The UPND cadres descended on the PF convoy without cause and attempted to disrupt it’s movement.
Mr. Davies Chama is in Mulobezi to drum up support for the PF Candidate Patricia Mulasikwanda.
The attack occurred in Machile area.
The UPND vehicle that has been impounded is bearing number plates ALD9469.
UPND has sent into Mulobezi a huge number of their members from Lusaka and on Friday, ECZ advised political parties to refrain from importing cadres from outside areas of by-election to discourage incidences of violence and clashes.
Mr. Chama and his entourage is safe and has since returned to his base at Sichili.