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Court defers judgement in Amos Chanda’s   insulting case for 6th time


THE Lusaka Magistrate Court yesterday failed to deliver judgement for the sixth time, in a case   former Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda, his wife and his sister-in-law are facing obstructing and using insulting language against Anti-Corruption Commission officers.

Outgoing Chief Resident Magistrate, Dominic Makalicha had set February 15, 2024 for judgement but when the matter came up, state prosecutor, Ms. Georgina Zulu informed the court that the trial court was not present to deliver the judgement.

The case came before magistrate Idah Phiri who sat to mention the matter since the court handling it was not present. 

Chanda, aged 50, of House No. 67, Elm Road in Woodlands, Lusaka was arrested together with his wife, Mable Nakaundi Chanda, 48, and his sister-in-law Ruth Nakaundi, 37, and pleaded not guilty to three counts.

Chanda is charged with one count of using insulting language contrary to Section 179 of Chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia, and one count of obstruction contrary to Section 63 (c) of the Anti-Corruption Act No. 3 of 2012 while his wife Nakaundi and his sister-in-law are jointly charged with one count of using insultinglLanguage and destruction.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


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