PATRIOTIC Front (PF) cadres in Kabwata Constituency have allegedly beaten up area Member of Parliament Given Lubinda.
Earlier, it was reported that Lubinda who is also Justice Minister was beaten by the cadres after a disagreement.
And in a statement, Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo has confirmed that police at Kabwata recieved a report of Assault from Lubinda that he was today around 15 hours assaulted by unknown persons during his tour of Kabwata Market.
Katongo said the suspects have not yet been identified and investigations in the matter have been instituted and a docket of Assault has been opened.
And Katongo said contrary to what is circulating on social media, the minister was at no point undressed by the assailants and at the time he went to report the matter to Police.