On 11th January 2022, Zed InstaBlog Facebook page published an image with an alleged depiction of a person, claimed to be Edgar Lungu’s barber, Shebby Chilekwa, manhandling a UPND youth during the PF regime. Stories of Edgar Lungu’s barber, Shebby Chilekwa, have made numerous media headlines and speculations on various media platforms concerning his arrest on alleged murder charges.
The fact checking process has determined as unproven the claim by Zed InstaBlog Facebook page that one of two persons in the published image is former President Edgar Lungu’s barber, Shebby Chilekwa manhandling a UPND party supporter during the PF regime’s rule. TinEye Reverse Image search done by iVerify revealed that the photo was first shared in February 10, 2019. The captions could not substantiate the attribution that the unknown person in the image was Shebby Chilekwa.