On 18th July, 2021 Lusaka Times reported that six United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres had been arrested by the police in Solwezi district for conduct “likely to cause breach of the peace”. The report says the incident happened after Patriotic Front (PF) and UPND cadres clashed on the 17th pf July in Solwezi Central Business District. This was confirmed by the Northwestern province Commissioner of Police Mr. Joel Njase on 18th July. Mr. Njase alleged that the fights started as a result of UPND cadres being found in the wrong ward thereby, disturbing the peace. He added “according to the ECZ campaign schedule, PF is supposed to be in Tumvwanganai and Kyawama wards whilst UPND is supposed to be in Kyafukuma and Kivuku wards”.