Police officers have been deployed to various parts of Lusaka to maintain law and order in the wake of protests against criminals attacking and gassing people.
Police spokesperson Esther Katongo says the command will issue a comprehensive statement on the security situation in Lusaka.
Early this morning, Lusaka Police woke up to reports of riots in various localities because of suspected criminal attacks.
In the last few days, Police have recorded instant mob justice in which a live has been lost and property also destroyed.
Police have however appealed to the public against taking the law in their hands.