SOON after being sworn in as Director of Public Prosecutions, Gilbert Phiri revoked the ‘immunity’ granted to former Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) Provisional Liquidator Milingo Lungu from prosecution. It’s his first major action in office after being transferred from the Anti-Corruption Commission where he only served for about eight months. Announcing the development, National Prosecution Authority Spokesperson Chali Hambayi said the DPP reviewed the immunity agreement owing to the public outcry on the matter. NPA: “The Office of the Director Public Prosecution in exercising his powers has reviewed and revoked the immunity agreement granted to former Konkola Copper Mines liquidator Milingo Lungu. That is the power that the office of the DPP has. Section 10 of the National Prosecution Act…...

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