16TH MARCH, 2021 - With reference to the fracas that happened in Kitwe on 12th March, 2021 in which 31 people suspected to be UPND Caders were arrested and charged with Conduct Likely to Cause Breach of Peace, all accused persons appeared in two different Courts today. The first group of 15 appeared before Hon. Chipama in Court 04 where 14 pleaded guilty and the matter has been adjourned to Friday, 19th March 2021 for facts and sentence. The other group of 15 appeared before Hon. Phiri in Court 03 and 14 pleaded guilty. The matter has also been adjourned to 19th March 2021, while two juveniles did not take plea as they require the presence of Social Welfare Officers. They are all remanded in custody at Kamfinsa Remand Prison. The two juvenile suspects did not take plea awaiting for the presence of social welfare officers. Furthermore, one suspect who was charged with the offence of Malicious Damage to property is likely to appear in court on 18th March, 2021 . Police are still looking for his accomplices who are currently on the run. ESTHER MWAATA KATONGO ZAMBIA POLICE SPOKESPERSON