The State has insisted that Chita Lodge managing director James Chungu’s bond be cancelled for allegedly interfering with a witness in a matter in which he is jointly charged with former Zambia Air Force (ZAF) Commander Lieutenant General Eric Chimese. The State says the argument by the defence that its application to have Chungu’s bond revoked is misconceived, lacks merit. In this matter, Chimese and Chungu are charged with five counts of abuse of authority and money laundering relating to properties in Ibex Hill and Lilayi. Previously, a Zimbabwean builder, Masaka Joe Tendai, testified that Chungu sent him K700 in August this year, via Airtel Money and advised him to leave the country saying the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) wanted…...

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