Two to appear in court for buying voters card

CHIPATA Magistrate Court has set Wednesday July 27, 2016 as date for commencement of trial for UPND chairman for Rukuzye ward Tumeyo Phiri who has been charged with the offence of illegal practices relating to the poll Contrary to Section 86(1) and Section 87 of the Electoral Act No.12 of 2016

Timeyo Phiri and Katamanda were arrested in connection with a scheme in which the UPND and the Post Newspaper colluded to manufacture a fake list of foreign and ghost voters in a plot to discredit the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ).

The duo were arrested following investigations into the story by the Post Newspaper that ECZ had registered foreign and ghost voters