The 30 United Party for National Development -UPND- cadres who were arrested for disorderly conduct on Youth Day in Kitwe have pleaded guilty to the charge.

The 30 who include 15 females and 3 juveniles are charged with one count of idle and disorderly conduct.

When the matter came up for plea, before two magistrates Kampinda Chipamo and Malota Phiri, the UPND cadres pleaded guilty to the charge.

Particulars before the Court are that the 30 jointly and whilst acting together on 12th March 2021 did conduct themselves in a manner likely to cause the breach of the peace.

The UPND cadres have been sent to Kamfinsa Correctional Facility and will be back in Court on 19th March 2021 for presentation of written facts, hearing of bail application and sentencing.