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NEW POLICE MEDICAL REPORT LAUNCHED

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THE ZAMBIA POLICE SERVICE HAS ISSUED AND GAZETTED THE NEW ZP FORM 32 POPULARLY KNOWN AS THE MEDICAL FORM. THE NEW FORM WILL ALLOW POLICE AND MEDICAL OFFICERS COLLECT AND RECORD DETAILED MEDICAL EVIDENCE WHEN DEALING WITH REPORTS OF PERSONAL INJURY.

AT A COLORFUL LAUNCH HELD IN LUSAKA ATTENDED BY VARIOUS STAKEHOLDERS INCLUDING THE NATIONAL PROSECUTION AUTHORITY, THE JUDICIARY, THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH, UNFPA AND THE EMBASSY’S OF SWEDEN AND IRELAND.

LAUNCHING THE MEDICAL REPORT, PERMANENT SECRETARY, MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS AND INTERNAL SECURITY MR. DICKSON MATEMBO ECHOED THE WORDS OF DEPUTY JUDGE PRESIDENT OF THE COURT OF APPEAL, JUSTICE CHALWE MCHENGA CHALLENGING THE MEDICAL OFFICERS, POLICE AND PROSECUTORS TO MAKE THE ZP FORM 32 WORK TO THE ADVANTAGE OF VICTIMS.