THE Zambia Community Development initiative programme has sued the Attorney General in the Constitutional Court, seeking an interpretation on whether a former head of state’s immunity extends to criminal investigations, searches and seizures. Hendrix Nyambe, the managing director of the said organisation, has submitted through his lawyer Tutwa Ngulube, that DEC’s actions of searching a property well known to belong to former president Edgar Lungu are illegal and a disregard for the victim’s rights, immunity, status and standing. He stated in his affidavit in support of originating summons that Lungu’s immunity had not been lifted by Parliament. Nyambe explained that his organisation’s objective was to promote the welfare of citizens above 60 years old and ensure their legal protection in…...

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