Following the burning down of Mufumbwe Police Station and illegal release of six (06) suspects and Six (06) convicted persons from Police custody, a total of 19 suspects were arrested for various offences .
14 of them out of the 19 will appear in Mufumbwe Magistrates court on Monday 23rd October, 2017 charged with the following offences.
The rioters demolished a building which is contrary to section 81, (2) Criminal Trespass contrary to section 306 and (3) Aiding a prisoner to escape contrary to section 120 of the Penal Code, Chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia..
Five of the apprehended have been released due to insufficient evidence.
Police spokesperson Esther Katongo said this in a statement, yesterday.