CHAPTER One Foundation says the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) is within the law in terms of investigating former president Edgar Lungu because immunity only applies to court cases. A Lusaka Magistrate authorised DEC officer, Emmanuel Khondowe, to inspect Lungu’s Atlas Mara bank account in August this year, as part of an ongoing investigation on allegations of money laundering. However, various PF officials have lamented that the new dawn government was simply harassing Lungu and his family through investigative wings. In a statement, COF executive director Linda Kasonde said Lungu needed to be investigated to establish whether there was a reason to lift his immunity. “Reports have surfaced to the effect that the Drug Enforcement Commission, hereinafter referred to as “DEC”,…...

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