By Kwacha Times
Sources within the Police have told Kwacha Times in an exclusive leak that UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has been named as part of a plan to assassinate President Lungu and some other government officials.
According to sources, the prime suspect a Mr. Ngalande who was a driver to late Anderson Mazoka has revealed to investigative wings who are being assisted by American investigative consultants, to deduce the truth from Mr. Ngalande.
The police sources say according to Ngalande, the UPND leader was advised by his American based political strategy consulting team that he would not win the 2021 elections based on an opinion poll as a result, HH opted to eliminate Lungu through guns in order to force himself into state house.
HH will be apprehended when Ngalande finally reveals in court that the UPND leader is part of the plan.
Ngalande appeared in the Lusaka Magistrates’ Court on allegations of procuring weapons to assassinate President Edgar Lungu and some senior goverment officials.
Mwangala Nkonde Ngalande is accused of plotting to assassinate including defence chiefs, defence minister, Chief Justice Irene Mambilima, the National Assembly Speaker and deputy Speaker.
Mr. Ngalande has since been charged with one count of treason accompanied by three overt Acts.
It is alleged that between August 1, 2019 and December 1, 2019 in Lusaka jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown endavoured to overthrow by unlawful means the Government of the Republic of Zambia as established by the law.
And according to Overt Act 1, Ngalande between August 1 2019 and December 1, 2019 in Lusaka conspired with Simon Njobvu to procure military equipment namely AK47 Assault Riffles, pistols and rocker propelled grenades for the purpose of assassinating Edgar Chagwa Lungu the Republican President and other senior Government officials who include service chiefs, minister of defence, Davies Chama, Chief Justice Irene Mambilima and Speaker of the National Assembly Dr Patrick Matibini and his deputy Catherine Namugala
In Overt Act no 2, Ngalande on the same date is alleged to have conspired with Njobvu to source for international funding and actually obtained 1.6 million United States dollars to be utilised in the over throwing of the Government of the Republic of Zambia.
It is further alleged in Overt Act 3 that on the same date, Ngalande jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown recruited 10 people for military training, a militia for the purposes of overthrowing the government.