UPND Vice President Geoffrey Mwamba and 19 others this morning pleaded not guilty to a charge of unlawful drilling when they appeared before the Lusaka Magistrate Court.
Before Magistrate Mwaka Mikalile was Mr Mwamba and 19 others of unknown addresses who have been charged with unlawful drilling without the permission of the Republican President.
Details of the offence are that between 13th and 27th February 2015, Mr Mwamba engaged 19 youths in military practice without the permission of the President.
The youths are also facing one count of engaging in military practice without the permission of the President.
23rd May 2016 as been set as the date for commencement of trial