Patriotic Front Party and Movement for Multi-Party Democracy cadres clash in the Musumbazi local government by-election in Petauke district.

Trouble ensued between PF, Patriotic Front Party cadres and MMD, Movement for Multi-Party Democracy cadres in the Musumbazi local government by-election in Petauke district.
Confusion started after, MMD cadres were allegedly found distributing campaign materials less than 100 meters from Milanzi polling station while voting was taking place.
And PF vice Provincial Information and Publicity Secretary, Masuzyo Mwenda has confirmed the violence.
He says that one of the PF cadres identified as Xavia Banda has been assaulted after he attempted to grab the Vitenge materials from MMD cadres.
Mr. Mwenda says that the PF cadres managed to grab nine vitenge materials which were given to police officers at Milanzi polling station.
Petauke District Officer-in-charge, Emmanuel Bwalya refused to comment on the incident.
Political parties taking part in the Musumbazi local government election are MMD, PF, UPND and UNIP.

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