Prominent Lusaka lawyer Keith Mweemba has been retained as legal counsel for the six protestors who were arrested on Friday.
The protestors were demonstrating against the controversial procurement of fire trucks at a cost of US$42 million.
Mr Mweemba accompanied the six when they went to Emmasdale police station where they were formally charged for disobeying lawful orders under section 127 of the Penal Code.
The case comes up on 27th October 2017.
And Pep President Sean Tembo who was one of the arrested protestors said he is looking forward to his day in court.
“I want to make it very clear that l look forward to my day in court and no amount of intimidation is going to cow us. Zambians deserve a better Zambia and l will do everything within my abilities to contribute to the attainment of such a vision,” Mr Tembo said.