Mwaliteta’s case held back by technicalities

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A public prosecutor Christopher Nyambe has told the Lusaka Magistrate Court that authority to have UPND Lusaka Province Chairperson Obvious Mwaliteta and his co-accused James Sichomba tried at the Lusaka Magistrates Court has not been granted by the Lusaka High Court.

However, Director of Public Prosecution Lilian Siyuni has consented to have the case prosecuted at the Lusaka Magistrates Court.

In this case the duo is charged with possession of offensive weapons which carries a maximum jail term of seven years if found guilty.

The alleged offense was committed in Kafue District during the Council Chairperson’s by-election and as such should be tried in Kafue according to the law.

However, the State wants it to be heard in Lusaka due to alleged security concerns.

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2 Responses to Mwaliteta’s case held back by technicalities

  1. Do you have exibits found or you are pecking on no grounds

    lsaac
    April 18, 2019 at 10:51 am
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  2. Nonsense. What security concerns? It is not the State but PF behind all this.

    Muntu
    April 20, 2019 at 10:46 am
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