PF cadres allegedly went on a rampage Friday in Kanyama attacking innocent people and vandalising property less than a week a loyal member of United Party for National Development (UPND) Lawrence Banda was brutally murdered.
Banda was shot dead in Kaoma in politically motivated shooting ahead of the just concluded by-election.
“It is with a heavy and broken heart that I receive the news of the demise of a vibrant and committed youth member in the UPND, Lawrence Banda, popularly known by his mates as “Gaddafi”.
“Lawrence was allegedly shot twice in the head by a known PF cadre after they [PF cadres] attacked the UPND camp in the ongoing Kaoma district council by-elections,”UPND Chairperson for Mobilisation and Strategy Sylvia Masebo had said.
A report by zambiawatchdog.com Friday confirmed the attack. Some members of UPND sustained machete cut.
The funeral home of the UPND member was also ransacked in Kanyama as the UPND youths had gone for the burial of their slain colleague at Memorial Park, zambiawatchdog.com reported.
There was no official statement from the ruling party (PF) at the time of this report.