THE anger and frustration exhibited by Lusaka Magistrate Silvia Munyinya is well understood. Magistrate Munyinya is unhappy that the Anti-Corruption Commission is failing to avail witnesses in a corruption case involving former Home Affairs minister Stephen Kampyongo and his wife, saying this is a waste of precious judicial time. The Magistrate has also challenged the Anti-Corruption Commission to withdraw the matter if it is not ready to present witnesses and commence trial. MAGISTRATE Munyinya: “The State had a lot of time to prepare for their witnesses, I don’t understand why the State could just come and say the witnesses are out of town. More than 14 days to prepare your witness is a lot of time. I don’t operate like…...

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