The Lusaka Magistrate Court has granted bail to Eleven female UPND cadres arrested following last Thursday’s riot at the Lusaka High court.
Lusaka Resident Magistrate Silvia Munyina Okoh has charged the eleven cadres two thousand kwacha each in their own recognisance as part of the bail conditions.
Magistrate Munyinya Okoh has also ordered the UPND cadres to avail two working surities of fixed abode.
Earlier the eleven UPND cadres denied the charges of riotous behaviour before Magistrate Munyinya Okoh.
The eleven are Taisa Chihukukwe, Matron Milimo, Judy Takuli, Yvonne Mulemeli, Benfet Mutelo and Carolin Hanjoka.
Others are Precious Aongola, Patness Hachibinga, Cindy Shantumbu, Agness Munkhuwe,and Rachael Phiri.
Riotous behaviour is an offence under section 74 and 76 of the Penal Code Chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia.
Meanwhile UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema and his Deputy Geofrey Mwamba and former MMD Leader Nevers Mumba were among the notables in court as the 11 UPND cadres appeared for plea.