Police in Kasama yesterday detained the entire Radio Mano news crew after ruling PF officials accused the Journalists of being sympathetic to the opposition UPND.
Tobias Mangani, Henry Kangwa, Nzala Hangubo, Patrick Kabwe and Abigail Musonda have been arrested and slapped with a charge of using insulting language against party officials.
This was after The PF officials during a live radio programme on Radio Mano accused the entire newsroom of being sympathetic to the UPND.
The five Journalists were thrown in police cells at Kasama Central Police station and were only released on police bond around 17 Hours.
Meanwhile, Kasama police yesterday attempted to arrest Muvi TV Kasama based Journalist Njenje Chizu for covering the arrest of the Radio Mano news crew.
The Police however managed to warn instruct Chizu not to show the news clip of the arrest of Radio Mano Journalists on Muvi TV.