Police in Lusaka have arrested Chella Tukuta for Criminal Libel. This is in connection with some derogatory remarks alleged to have been produced and posted on social media by the accused person against Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services , Hon. Dora Siliya, Zambia Revenue Authority Commissioner General(ZRA), Kingsley Chanda, Northern Province Permanent Secretary, Charles Sipanje and Former Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations, Amos Chanda.
The accused person is in police custody yet to be charged with four counts of Criminal Libel. He is also expected to face more charges on the Copper belt.
Below is a phone interview with voice of Africa Daily Updates reporter and the police spokes person Esther Mwata Katongo.
Before I called the Police Spokesperson, I visited Kabwata Police and called Woodlands, Chelston and Emmasdale Police. They are all saying they don’t know where he is.
And youths in Lusaka and countrywide have called for immediate release for Chellah Tukatu.