PF cadre Innocent Kalimanshi, commonly known as “Ama Americans”, has taken fresh plea in a matter in which he is accused of defaming former Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo in a WhatsApp message. Kalimanshi was earlier appearing before Magistrate Felix Kaoma but the magistrate later sent the case back for re-allocation after being allocated another matter involving Kalimanshi. And when the matter came up before Magistrate Faides Hamaundu, Thursday, Kalimanshi, 40, pleaded not guilty to the charge of libel. In this matter, it is alleged that on November 8, 2020, Kalimanshi unlawfully published a defamatory matter affecting Kampyongo in the form of a WhatsApp message in which Kalimanshi said: “When the President decided to drop one position from you and…...

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