Inspector General of Police Stella Libongani has been relieved of her duties, Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda revealed this in a statement.
In her place, President Edgar Lungu appointed Mr Kakoma Kanganja as new Inspector General of Police.
Mr Chanda said that Mrs Libongani who was the first female Inspector General of Police has been re-deployed into the Foreign Service as High Commissioner to Canada.
He said Mr. Kanganja was until his appointment, the Deputy Inspector-General of Police for administration.
Mr Chanda said Mr Kanganja’s position had been taken over by Mr. Eugene Sibote, who has risen from his position as Police Commissioner for Eastern Province.
The Head of State has also appointed Mr. Wilfred Kopa Muma from the Judiciary, as Commissioner of Lands.