Police in Lusaka have arrested four cadres from the opposition MMD in connection with the fracas that rocked the party’s secretariat in Lusaka.
Police Spokesperson Charity Munganga Chanda confirmed in an interview that the five have been arrested and charged with malicious damage to Property.
Mrs Chanda said the five are currently in police custody and will appear in court soon.
She confirmed that the situation at the MMD Secretariat is now back to normal but that people is still monitoring the situation.
And MMD leader Dr Nevers Mumba has described the latest fracas at the party’s Secretariat as political hooliganism.
Dr Mumba maintained that the decision by the National Executive Committee to postpone the holding of the convention is final.
He advised those aggrieved by the decision to leave the party or seek legal action.
Dr Mumba accused some MMD MPs who are opposed to the NEC’s decision of sponsoring the latest wave of confusion in the party.