SATA Condemns Killing Of PF Cadre By MMD/UPND Thugs In Rufunsa

LUSAKA, Thursday, November 8, 2012 – His Excellency Mr Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia, is saddened by the death of Mr. Crispin Menyani Zulu, a member of the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) who was killed in Rufunsa today by a combined group of opposition UPND and MMD cadres.
The Head of State described the death of Mr. Zulu as disheartening.

“It’s tragic that the political violence by the opposition UPND and MMD, which we have been preaching against, has resulted in a loss of an innocent life. As a responsible government we have said time and again that life and property will not be secure if politicians continue preaching violence,” President Sata said.

“What has happened today could have been avoided if the two opposition political parties mentioned in this heinous crime had listened and at least cared for the lives of innocent citizens.”

President Sata has directed the Zambia Police Service to ensure that the culprits are brought to book.

“These murderous acts are unacceptable and the people responsible must face the full wrath of the law. I therefore, instruct the police to do their job professionally by making sure that the perpetrators of this serious crime are dealt with accordingly,” the President said.

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21 Responses to "SATA Condemns Killing Of PF Cadre By MMD/UPND Thugs In Rufunsa"

  1. ICE REKODZ   November 8, 2012 at 11:18 pm

    Its nt MMD/UPND dat killed da man,he ws killed by his fellow PF members afta a cash sharing dispute.Get yo facts ryt ba tumfweko.yo site is full of hatred,bitterness n favourism.yo journalism is pathetic,ar u being funded by PF or u ar PF cadres????

  2. Truth hates   November 8, 2012 at 11:25 pm

    We know that where ever UPND is there is violence. Look at Mufumbwe where UPND was not contesting there was peace. Now the UPND are happy that they have killed. What a party.

  3. Copper Bullet   November 9, 2012 at 6:49 am

    is George Chellah the new president?

  4. Dr Phil   November 9, 2012 at 6:52 am

    why didnt sata comment over those PF cadres that police shot for trying to rob a petrol station while having PF chitenges

  5. Cozkaojr   November 9, 2012 at 7:18 am

    Its good to note that pipo are starting to believe that each time upnd participate in an election ‘it becames bloody’ eg. The Mapatizya blood bath, the Mufumbwe first blood part one, the list is endless.

  6. Bwafya   November 9, 2012 at 8:15 am

    People please stop been cadres, these politicians just use you for their gain after that they even forget about you. Lets just work hard for ourselves and improve our lives rather than depending on these greedy bustards. Now this man has lost life, what has he gained? nothing!!!

  7. ZAMBIAN   November 9, 2012 at 8:53 am

    awe ba upnd its too much.police pliz deal with his idiots.Cage them.

  8. Mpangula Mputyu   November 9, 2012 at 9:06 am

    The policce are supposed to investigate each killing without Sata directing them to do so.That is there JOB.

    Now Sata has even passed a guilty verdict on MMD & UPND. How can the investigations be inpartital.

    The PF Zambia Police already compromised here.

  9. Hichikupempula Hechikulya   November 9, 2012 at 9:13 am

    now u know what HH stands for!

  10. P.C.C   November 9, 2012 at 9:17 am

    Lets wait for police investigations in the aforesaid murder case than making unsubstantiated attacks on anyone.It’s too premature to apportion blame any how.

  11. PATRIOTIC ZAMBIAN   November 9, 2012 at 11:16 am

    HH is a free mason and bloodshed is part of him.JUSTICE should previal.

  12. ONE ZAMBIA   November 9, 2012 at 12:38 pm


  13. Sido   November 9, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    Nevers and you brother HH control your blind followers. Mumba go back to the church GOD wants NOW. Youare not diffrent with Rupiah who killed MMD

  14. rodgers   November 9, 2012 at 2:33 pm

    I think it is high time the law takes it cost let them face the law, i always say these politician they here to be doomed.

  15. Dimentia   November 9, 2012 at 6:18 pm

    History has it. UPND + MMD = violence. Remember the Mufumbwe Blood.

  16. mulabeja   November 9, 2012 at 6:33 pm

    it wasnt me,nywebo ba sokwe

  17. Mphangwe   November 10, 2012 at 9:17 pm

    President Sata has the talent for telling lies to mislead the nation. Why did a PRESIDENT who is backed up by profession Police and OP Officers rush to make an unfounded and misleading statement. BaSata is a well-known LIAR. We all know the truth that Zulu was killed by PF thugs.

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