Police is Southern Province say three suspects wanted in connection with the assault on PF deputy spokesperson Frank Bwalya have handed themselves to police.
Southern Province Police Commissioner Godwin Phiri has told ZNBC news that the suspects handed themselves to police around 17:30 hours in Monze on Monday.
Last week, Suspected United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres attacked and injured Patriotic Front (PF) deputy spokesperson Frank Bwalya.
Mr Bwalya was attacked at Sky FM in Monze, where he had gone to give an interview following an invitation by the radio station.
He sustained head and chest injuries and was rushed to Monze District Hospital, where he received medical attention.
“I was on a radio programme on Chikuni FM with one of the UPND members when we got a call from Sky FM that wanted me to give them an interview.
“By the time we got to Sky FM, the UPND member that I was with on the programme alerted three of his colleagues, who confronted me and started throwing punches until they dragged me to the ground, where they continued to kick me in the head and stomach,” he said.
Mr Bwalya said the three accused him of insulting their party president, Hakainde Hichilema, while on the radio programme.
“We were talking about no violence on the programme but they said I insulted their party president,” he said.