Police spokesperson sympathises with beaten journalists
POLICE Spokesperson Bonnie Kapeso has sympathized with journalists
who were on Wednesday beaten by MMD carders who went to cover President Banda's
return from Kampala, Uganda. Kapeso who was not in a position to comment further
on the incident said it was sad and dangerous that Post reporter Chibaula Silwamba and Anthony Mulowa
of Zambia were beaten in full view of security.
"I am not making any
statements on that matter because (Lusaka Division) Commanding Officer Mr.
Greenwell Ng'uni was present when that was happening and he will answer the
"But I will inform the Inspector general of Police that
journalists are very emotional. I have been to Times of Zambia, and Daily
Mail, and journalists are very angry with what happened," said