Zambia police disruption of bishop meeting former president fuels controversy

(CRUX. Ngala Killian Chimtom)

Jesuit Father Leonard Chiti says he is “appalled” by the decision of the police to invade the office of Bishop Clement Mulenga of Kabwe Diocese in Zambia. On Friday, police stormed the office in an attempt to disrupt a meeting between the Church leader and Zambia’s former president, Edgar Lungu. The police accused the former president  and Catholic bishop of holding an illegal meeting. “You are not supposed to have a meeting inside. You know our security system,” a policeman told Mulenga.

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