THE Lusaka High Court’s Economic and Financial Crimes Court has set aside Magistrate Jennifer Bwalya’s decision to discharge Ronald Chitotela of two counts of possession of property suspected to be proceeds of crime. The Court has ordered that the criminal proceedings should be recommenced against Chitotela, but before a different Magistrate. Magistrate Bwalya earlier discharged Chitotela on the basis that the Anti-Corruption Commission had made an undertaking not to institute criminal proceedings against him by way of a Settlement Agreement. In a statement, Thursday, ACC head of corporate communication Timothy Moono disclosed that the Economic and Financial Crimes Division of the High Court has set aside the said ruling. He stated that according to the court’s ruling, the purported Settlement…...

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