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Kanganja warns against violence

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  • Mr Kanganja said the police service was ready to deal with any form of violence as directed by the Public Order Act.

By KETRA KALUNGA
WE are more than ready to deal with those who intend to deliberately break the law before, during and after the 2021 general elections, Inspector General of Police, Kakoma Kanganja has warned.

Mr Kanganja said the Zambia Police Service would not fail to deal with lawbreakers because tools and means were available.
He noted with concern the increasing levels of violence, abuse of social media, and propaganda in the country.
Mr Kanganja was speaking during the integration of the Zambia Police Service on the Government Service Bus in Kabwe.
“As Inspector General of Police responsible for maintaining security and peace in the country, I have noted with concern the increasing levels of violence, abuse of social media and propaganda,” he said.
He urged all political players to conduct issue-based campaigns and desist from any form of violence.
Mr Kanganja said the police service was ready to deal with any form of violence as directed by the Public Order Act.
“I wish to urge all political players to conduct issue-based campaigns and deceased from any form of violence as will be directed by the public order act to deal with this situation, however, let there be peace before, during and after the elections, ” he said.
Mr Kanganya said the dream of the Zambia Police Service to provide online service was being realised through the launch of the Government Service Bus.
He said the integration on the service bus was meant to deal with the delays in banking of the government revenue.
Mr Kanganja added that it was also meant to remove the tag of corruption and improve the interaction of the service with the public resulting in quality service delivery.

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