The victiom sustained swollen eyes, a dislocated shoulder and was bleeding profusely after the fight A man of Mushili, Ndola, has brutally assaulted his brother following an argument over former President Rupiah Banda's immunity case.
A witness at the scene, Ms Joyce Mwale, said the argument started while the two brothers were fixing a water pipe at her house.
She said the victim, James Phiri, was supporting the actions taken by the current ruling party Patriotic Front (PF) to remove the former Presidents's immunity, whilst his brother, Kamel, strongly opposed the PF's action.
James, who sustained swollen eyes, a dislocated shoulder and was bleeding profusely after the fight, was rushed to the nearest hospital in Masala by Joyce and other witnesses at the scene.
Kamel was later apprehended by the police and charged with assault.
Another witness at the scene, Peter Chama narrated how James was beaten to a pulp by his own brother who did not even show any signs of regret after his action.
"I don't know why these youths take issues to do with politics personal," Chama said.
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