The Lusaka Magistrate Court has Acquitted a 49-year old Man of Chawama Township who was accused of Defaming President Edgar Lungu.

 

Peter Habasimbi, a Police Reserve Officer who was being Represented by Lawyer Keith Mweemba and Shadreck Mbwewe, is alleged to have Defamed the Head of State while on a Minibus from Snow White on Kafue Road to Chawama.

 

Lusaka Magistrate Sylvia Munyina Freed Habasimbi stating that the Prosecution’s Witness gave Different Accounts of what happened on the Day when he was accused of Insulting President Lungu.

 

Magistrate Munyina also Condemned Police for Keeping Habasimbi for 22 Days before bringing him to Court, saying he was over Detained.

 

AUGUST 23, 2017

 

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