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PF SG Nakachinda remains in jail

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Rapheal Nakachinda

The Secretary General of the main opposition in Zambia will remain in jail for now after court postponed the verdict of his appeal application bail on Wednesday.

Rapheal Nakachinda the PF SG was jailed last week for alleging that President Hakainde Hichilema was having dark corner meetings with Judges. He was convicted to 18 months with hard labour. But he has since appealed the matter and applied for a bail pending an appeal.

His Deputy this evening informed the party members that the matter has been adjourned to next week on Wednesday meaning that Nakachinda will remain in prison.

“Hon MCCs and through you to all our party functionaries, members and all citizens of this great country
I desire to inform you that the court appeal and subsequent bail hearing for our SG was set this afternoon (today Wednesday, 23rd May 2023) and has been scheduled for Wednesday next week (29th May 2023),” Nickson Chilangwa said in an update to members. “Additional information will be provided in due course together with full details of what has transpired so far!
It shall be well colleagues, Good night and remain blessed.”
Nakachinda becomes the third senior officials of the previous regime to be convicted after former Minister Chishimba Kambwili and former presidential Press Aide Amos Chanda. The duo are also on bail pending appeal.

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