CONSTITUTIONAL Lawyer John Sangwa State Counsel disagrees with the ruling delivered by Speaker of the National Assembly Nelly Mutti which excludes MPs whose seats were nullified by the High Court from attending Parliamentary business. In a scathing assessment, Sangwa says the ruling defies logic, common sense and is undemocratic. Meanwhile, some affected PF members of parliament have described the Speaker’s ruling as absurd and politically motivated. On Tuesday, Speaker Mutti ruled that all members of parliament whose election was nullified by the High Court, whether or not such a decision had been appealed against, will not take part in any Parliamentary business. Speaking on Diamond TV’s Diamond Live programme, Tuesday evening, Sangwa argued that the ruling was not sound. He…...

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