Keep out of politics, Lungu tells security wings
PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has warned men and women in uniform not to engage in politics. The President also warned the police against befriending criminals but that should ensure they were brought to book. President Lungu said this yesterday at State House when he swore in Bonny Kapeso as Deputy Inspector General of Police, Diamond Likashi as Commissioner of police for Southern province and major general Kapotwe Chintu as Deputy Air Commander for Zambia Air Force. President Lungu advised the newly appointed to serve the Zambian people with diligence. He warned the men in uniform not engage in politics. President Lungu however e[Sressed confidence that the neZl\ aSSointed Sublic officers would execute their duties to the expectations of Zambians following their experience in service. “Major Chintu with your 32 years in service, you deserve this position with no doubt. And Mr Kapeso, I know you, I was once your minister of Home Affairs. You joined as a constable in 1984 and have served in different capacities. Mr Likashi you have also served for 22 years and I know your capabilities,” he said. President Lungu reminded the aSSointed officers that leadershiS called for selÁessness and that the\ should provide guidance to their subordinates and not advocating for unnecessary dismissals. Meanwhile, Mr Kapeso who is former Southern province police commissioner warned notorious gangs that they should expect his wrath. The police command in charge of operations charged that he would not tolerate lawlessness, saying that he loved to face such individuals head on. “Those who want to be notorious, ,·P coPing Those are the SeoSle I like because I love to face such people with full combat,” he warned.
Those who want to be notorious, I·m cominJ Those are the people I like because I love to face such people Zith full combat — Mr Kapeso