THE Constitutional Court has set aside the Lusaka High Court’s decision to nullify the parliamentary election of Minister of Finance, Margaret Mwanakatwe as PF’s Member of Parliament for Lusaka Central Constituency in Lusaka Province.
ConCourt Judge Annie Sitali delivered the landmark ruling.
This is in a matter in which Hon. Mwanakatwe had challenged the decision by the High Court to nullify her election as Member of Parliament for Lusaka Central Constituency.
In November,2016, The Lusaka High Court nullified the election victory of PF’s Margaret Mwanakatwe due to widespread violence and racist remarks.
Chishimba Kambwili granted K100,000 cash bail
OPPOSITION National Democratic Congress (NDC) party leader Chishimba Kambwili has been granted K100,000 cash bail.
Reports a Mwebantu Court Reporter.
Lusaka principal resident magistrate David Simusamba ordered that Kambwili should provide two working sureties from reputable organisations who are also ordered to pay K100,000 each.
Kambwili was convicted and jailed to a year in prison on October 14, 2020 and has been incarcerated at Kamwala Remand Prison.
He was convicted for forgery and uttering a false document in relation to the registration of Mwamona Engineering and Technical Services at the Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA).