THE Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) says the powers of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) do not extend to directing or instructing when, who and why to arrest or re-arrest any suspect by law enforcement agencies, before or after a nolle prosequi has been entered. DPP Lillian Siyunyi recently expressed displeasure at the action of the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) to re-arrest former Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) provisional liquidator Milingo Lungu, further telling DEC Director General Mary Chirwa to urgently exculpate herself for re-arresting Milingo on the same charges without receiving instructions from her office. But commenting on this in a statement, LAZ honorary secretary Sokwani Chilembo said while the association expected the office of the DPP and DEC…...

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