LUSAKA woman, Chimuka Malawo, has been dragged to court for allegedly being in possession of defence force uniforms.

Malawo, a 50-year-old businesswoman, is in this matter charged with one count of unauthorised use of uniform.

It is alleged that Malawo between January 1, 2019 and January 1, 2022 in Lusaka, jointly and whilst working together with other persons unknown had in her possession, defence force uniforms namely; one Zambia Army red barret, two Zambia Army caps, two pairs of Zambia Army combat, three Zambia Army green hood, two Zambia Army stable belts, two Zambia Army jerseys.

Other items include; a pair of Zambia Army trousers, six Zambia Army rack sacks, 1,126 Zambia Air Force jungle hats, six pairs of Zambia Air Force combat and one Zambia Airforce riot kit, without lawful authority.

Lusaka Chief Resident Magistrate Dominic Makalicha allocated the case to magistrate Felix Kaoma but the accused could not take plea before magistrate Kaoma as he was not around.

The case comes up on Monday.