FORMER defence minister Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba has taken fresh plea in a matter in which he is charged with 24 counts of conflict of interest, money laundering and being in possession of property reasonably suspected to be proceeds of crime. Mwamba, who is represented by Lusaka lawyers Bonaventure Mutale, Kennedy Kaunda and Anthony Mwila took a plea of not guilty before magistrate Sanford Ngobola after the charge sheet was substituted with one which only had 24 counts relating to him. Mwamba was initially jointly charged with Adolphus Mubanga, a country representative for Curzon Global Limited who was facing three counts, but Magistrate Ngobola ordered that the duo be separately prosecuted as their charges were not related. Mwamba is facing eight…...

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