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Nkombo sues Sean, demands K40M for defamation

By LUCY PHIRI 

MINISTER of Local Government and Rural Development, Gary Nkombo has sued Patriots for Economic Progress (PeP) president, Sean Tembo and is demanding K40 million for defamation of character.

Mr Nkombo, the United Party of National Development (UPND), Mazabuka Central Member of Parliament (MP) wants the Lusaka High Court to order Tembo to also pay him general damages, aggravated damages, interest Costs of and incidental to the proceedings and any relief the court may deem fit.

Mr Nkombo is being represented by Messer’s AKM Legal Practitioner.

In a statement of claim filed in the Lusaka High Court registry, Mr Nkombo has stated that on or about May 22, 2024, Tembo   caused to be broadcast and published by Mobitel Zambia Limited trading as Diamond television a news item in reference to the a fire incident that occurred at Mambilima MP, Jean Chisenga’s property situated at CLICK TO READ MORE

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