Court orders that Hichilema be moved to Lusaka

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Lusaka Magistrate Irene Wishimanga has ordered the police and prison authorities to take Hakainde Hichilema and his co-accused back to Lusaka for a contempt case against Religious and National Guidance Minister Godfridah Sumaili on Monday.

Hichilema’s lawyers launched an application before the Magistrate that Sumali, Lungu’s Press Aide Amos Chanda and Copperbelt Minister Bowman Lusambo be cited for contempt.

And according to the order sent to Zambian Eye, Magistrate Wishimanga who is now presiding over the case directed that Hichilema be moved to Lusaka in readiness for the court case on Monday.

“It is hereby ordered and directed that the Commissioner of Prison, the officer-in-charge of Mukobeko Maximum Prison, the officer-in- charge of Lusaka Central Prison and all relevant persons concerned with the detention and transportation of the complainants make necessary arrangements for the complainants to be brought before this court for the aforementioned purposes on June 19, 2017 and that they be remanded at Lusaka Central Prison in the Lusaka Province of the Republic of Zambia so as to enable them attend the said proceedings from day to day thereafter until the proceedings before me are disposed of and finally determined,” ordered Magistrate Wishimanga.

Hichilema is facing treason charges with his five workers and were last week transfered from Chimbokiela prison to Mukobeko Maximum Security Prison in Kabwe.


5 Responses to Court orders that Hichilema be moved to Lusaka

  1. Thanks Judge. HH is not a convicted prisoner to have been taken to Mukobeko. He is charged pending trial. The level of vindictiveness and hatred emanating from powers that be is nauseating. Thi is wrong and no right thinking Zambian should trivialize the actions of those in power over this incarceration. We as a people have been so complacent matter of upholding the truth and have become pleasers of men and seekers of gold. God will punish this generation of Zambians for allowing brazen dictatorship to creep into a once peace loving country..

    James Badoo
    June 16, 2017 at 4:27 pm

  2. don’t course unnecesary accident to kill him.we are aware of that.

    June 16, 2017 at 6:12 pm

  3. public is watching. hold on your intergrity and your profession mama judge. man may not reward you adequently but the one above who is not only able to count hair of a human being but sand on a beach. do not corrupt or persecute this gallant woman judge with tax payers money please!!

    June 16, 2017 at 8:51 pm

  4. Lungu is a very, very troubled guy who is filled with so much hate. I pray that God grants HH sufficient grace to forgive this troubled guy Lungu.

    June 16, 2017 at 9:05 pm

    • Cursed are all his supporters, advisers and god fathers.

      janza jumbele
      June 17, 2017 at 4:22 pm

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