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Riot police stormed Masala Catholic Church – Fr Mapulanga

By Nation Reporter

A BATALLION of heavily-armed police officers in riot gear on Sunday besieged the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, leaving parishioners in fear and traumatized, in Ndola in a bid to prevent Zambia’s Sixth Republican President Edgar Lungu from attending Holy Mass at the Church.

Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Ephraim Mulenga Mapulanga has confirmed to Radio Icengelo news in Ndola that his Parish was under siege by armed police officers carrying offensive weapons  after word went around that former President Lungu was to attend the 10:30 Mass.

Fr Mapulanga, who expressed sadness over the conduct of the police, said the police officers who stormed the church, took over the manning of the gate and some parishioners were searched upon entering the church premises while others CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

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