The Lusaka Magistrate Court has acquitted Gerald Musalale commonly known as ‘Seven Spirits’ after finding him not guilty on all three counts of trafficking in cocaine and marijuana. This is a matter in which Musalale and four others namely; Shadreck Ngosa, Ivan Chileshe, Kelvin Banda and Anthony Saudi were jointly charged with three counts of trafficking in cocaine and marijuana. The five were arrested in September last year following a raid on Chibolya, known to be Lusaka’s drug den, by a combined team of officers from the Drug Enforcement Commission and the Zambia Police. In May this year, two witnesses; Shadreck Ngosa and Kelvin Banda who were jointly charged with Musalale, testified in his defence saying Musalale was innocently arrested…...

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