The Lusaka Magistrate Court has admitted a video of Muvi TV’s ‘Assignment’ program into evidence in the matter where New Labour Party leader Fresher Siwale is charged with defamation of the President. Principle resident magistrate Alice Walusiku ruled, Monday, that the video had met all the conditions required for the production of a video into evidence. In this matter, Siwale is alleged to have on April 22, 2018, with intent to bring the name of President Edgar Lungu into ridicule, did publish defamatory matter by word of mouth to which he said ‘the President of the Republic of Zambia is not the actual Edgar Chagwa Lungu but Jonathan Mutawale, he must be arrested for having three National Registration Cards, he…...

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