DP President Nobert Mao being arrested by police

Democratic Party (DP) President Norbert Mao has this afternoon been arrested by police as he went to Parliament, anticipating the legal and parliamentary affairs committee would table the age limit report.

Mao being pushed into a waiting police car

Earlier before being arrested, police led by Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Joseph Bakaleke sieged DP headquarters as Mao addressed party weekly media briefing, where he vowed to continue with the struggle against the removal of presidential age limit.

Mao under arrest

Meanwhile, before his arrest, Mao asked the arresting police officers to identify themselves and in the ensuing scuffle in which other DP leaders were also arrested, ASP Bakaleke responded by saying he is there ‘to take Mao to Central Police Station for safety’.

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‘’Wherever you come here, you always say am here to avail you with security, don’t take me to police instead lead me to Parliament’’ Mao said.

He was however, taken to unknown destination.



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