POLICE on the Copperbelt Province have apprehended a man of Kitwe following a video posted on social media insulting the Patriotic Front (PF) Government and its leaders.
The man who identified himself in a video clip as Kasonde from Bulangililo township urged people to vote the PF out and advised them to vote for United Party for National Development (UPND).
In the video seen by #Mwebantu, Kasonde is also seen brandishing teaser gun boasting of how he will fight the police come 2021.
He is also seen showing off his voters card and National Registration Card which he said will be used to get rid of the PF.
And Copperbelt Deputy commissioner of police, Bothwell Namuswa has confirmed the apprehension of Lawrence Kasonde aged 24.
Mr Namuswa said this was after police received a complaint from PF Kwacha ward councillor, Alex Chembo.
” He reported that an unknown person posted a video in a PF whatssup group in which he was insulting the President indirectly. Following that report, our officers investigated and unearthed his identity as Lawrence Kasonde of St Anthony area in Kitwe. We managed to apprehended him and he is currently detained, ” he said.
Mr Namuswa said Kasonde is likely to be slapped with charges among them Defamation of the President.