Police have arrested a 31-year-old man identified as Fred Maanya of Zaoni street in Luanshya for defamation of the President during a phone in radio program.
The incident occurred on 28th March, 2019 at 06 50 hours during a phone in program hosted by Millennium Radio Station in Lusaka.
The suspect is alleged to have called the radio Station where he introduced himself as Chanda from Kabwe and later used derogatory remarks on the Republican President.
Zambia police spokesperson Esther Katongo confirmed that investigations revealed that the suspect was not Chanda but Fred Maanya of Luanshya and not Kabwe as he suggested.
Mrs. Katongo said the suspect is yet to appear in Court.