TWO MAGISTRATES SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR RHINO HORNS POSSESSION

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The Livingstone Magistrate Court has sentenced the five people found in possessing with Rhino horns without authority to seven years imprisonment with hard labour.

 

Choma principal magistrate Exnobert Zulu who was sitting in the Livingstone magistrate court said he has never imagined himself presiding over a matter involving two magistrates who are supposed to be trusted by people in society involving themselves in criminal activities.

 

Magistrate Zulu said such activities which have the potential to make people to lose trust in the judicial system.  

 

This is in a matter in which Elvis Siakachoma, 44, Active Tambo, 46, who are both senior local court magistrates,  David Mununga,66, an estate agent, Mwala Mwendanei, 39, and Sydney Mulenga, 31, both businessmen, are charged with one count of Unlawful Possession of Prescribed Trophy.  

 

 

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