Dismantle illegal police roadblocks, Kanganja urges provincial police commissioners
FOLLOWING complaints from members of the Public on increased permanent Security check points countrywide, the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Kakoma Kanganja wishes to state that the only approved security check points are still as announced in a Ministerial Statement presented in Parliament by the Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Stephen Kampyongo (MP) in 2017.
He has called upon all Provincial Police Commissioners to ensure that officers under their charge adhere to this directive.
Any revision to the existing security check points shall formally be communicated to members of the public.
According to the Ministerial statement, the approved security check points should be complimented by snap traffic check points which are expected to be done in a coordinated matter so that the travelling public is not inconvenienced.
The following were and are still the only approved checkpoints Countrywide:
LUSAKA PROVINCE SECURITY CHECK POINTS
Kafue Bridge along Great North Road – South
Makeni turn off along Mumbwa road
Chirundu – Siavonga junction
Moono turn-off along great East Road
Luangwa Bridge (Great East Road)
COPPERBELT PROVINCE SECURITY CHECK POINTS
Luanshya – Kitwe – Ndola junction
Solwezi-Chingola road junction
CENTRAL PROVINCE SECURITY CHECK POINTS
NORTHERN PROVINCE SECURITY CHECK POINTS
MUCHINGA PROVINCE SECURITY CHECK POINTS
Nakonde – Mbala turn off
Isoka – Mafinga turnoff
Chinsali – Nambuluma Police Post
Mpika near the weigh bridge
WESTERN PROVINCE SECURITY CHECK POINTS
LUAPULA PROVINCE SECURITY CHECK POINTS
Musaila – Serenje – Samfya – Mansa junction
EASTERN PROVINCE SECURITY CHECK POINTS
NORTH-WESTERN PROVINCE SECURITY CHECK POINTS
Mutanda – Solwezi
SOUTHERN PROVINCE SECURITY CHECK POINTS
Livingstone Weigh Bridge
Nakatindi Road ZAWA gate
10 Miles Mazabuka
News Source: Mwebantu