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Supreme Court frees Nevers Mumba

Time Posted: December 23, 2013 2:16 pm
Opposition MMD leader Nevers Mumba was among other opposition leaders that attended the funeral of the late former Defence Minister Ben Mwila in Lusaka

Opposition MMD leader Nevers Mumba was among other opposition leaders
that attended the funeral of the late former Defence Minister Ben
Mwila in Lusaka

The Supreme Court has discharged MMD leader Nevers Mumba of contempt of court proceedings after he apologised and withdrew his statement that the Supreme Court was working with the PF to nullify MMD seats.

This is a matter in which Dr Mumba has cited for contempt of court after he issued a statement that the MMD had information that the Supreme Court was colluding with the PF to nullify MMD seats.

Losing 2011 PF Petauke constituency candidate Leonard Banda had sued Dr Mumba for contempt of court.

Delivering judgement Monday morning, Supreme Court Judge Marvin Mwanamwambwa said the court discharged Dr Mumba after he apologised and withdrew the contemptuous statement.

Judge Mwanamwambwa said the bench also considered the mitigation by Dr Mumba’s lawyer Irene Kunda on behalf of her client.

Judge Mwanamwambwa cautioned all political players to desist from engaging in electoral malpractices.

He said political party candidates must abide by the provisions of the Electoral Act and the Electoral Code of Conduct.

And Dr Mumba who was in a happy mood promised to issue a comprehensive statement on the matter at a later stage.

He said he needed to reflect on the outcome of the court action.

18 Comments

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    flag Mopao Mokonzi Wa Zabanga says: Mopao Mokonzi Wa Zabanga
    December 23, 2013 at 2:19 pm |

    God is Great, amd May the Almighty bless you Mr Nevers Mumba. Mwapusukenipo mukwai.

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      flag ndobo says: ndobo
      December 23, 2013 at 2:31 pm |

      well well well,, the operation on Sata claus was a success,,, the new brain cells are working,, but more still needs to be done
      Pastor Mumber freed,, GBM released!! Great!!!

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      flag Mopao Mokonzi Wa Zabanga says: Mopao Mokonzi Wa Zabanga
      December 23, 2013 at 2:40 pm |

      @Ndobo, lol! You have cracked my ribs.

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      flag Nostradamus says: Nostradamus
      December 23, 2013 at 3:49 pm |

      @Ndobo, naushupa…. GBM freed himself from the serpent. GBM in defense, Never Mumba mid-field, HH lone striker!! Bola yawama.

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      flag Wanzelu says: Wanzelu
      December 23, 2013 at 4:50 pm |

      @Nostradamus

      Ulimukali iwe. You have really cracked my ribs ka! HH is Sata’s main target but the man HH is thoughtful. He knows what to say to make sure cases against him doe not stick.

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      flag Simangulungwa says: Simangulungwa
      December 23, 2013 at 4:53 pm |

      Thank Heavens for Dr Mumba. I was dead scared for him following recent utterances from George Chellah!

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      flag Sattish says: Sattish
      December 23, 2013 at 6:30 pm |

      God is great indeed! He frees Mumba but refuses to free Zambia from the shackles of buffoonery. He that creates the vast universe performs personalized piecemeal projects? Its unconscionable!

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    flag TRIPOLI says: TRIPOLI
    December 23, 2013 at 2:45 pm |

    WATCH YOUR MOUTH NEXT TIME SHIMWANA U TALK TOO MUCH THATS THE PROBLEM

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      flag Bo Sipopa says: Bo Sipopa
      December 23, 2013 at 10:47 pm |

      Tripoli,I think you don’t know what you mean by big mouth.stating what is the truth is not being big mouth.Remember what Sata used to call Mwanawasa, FTJ and RB

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    flag maikalange says: maikalange
    December 23, 2013 at 2:45 pm |

    What a LOGICAL & SOUND JUDGEMENT from a Judge with Principles!! He relied on the EVIDENCE!! “Fool.ish” Kamimbya WHO HAS NEVER WON A COURT CASE, thought COPYING THE LETTER TO CJ was very CLEVER – NOT REALISING HE WAS COLLUDING WITH THE JUDICIARY ON PAPER!!! The STREET SWEEPER had the audascity to ask IF THEY COULD APPEAL – obviously NOT UNDERSTANDING WHAT “SUPREME” MEANS!!

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    flag D says: D
    December 23, 2013 at 3:08 pm |

    Its welo with those who fear the Lord

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      flag Sattish says: Sattish
      December 23, 2013 at 8:30 pm |

      Love, not fear

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    flag Mpangula Mputyu aka TeamDoraPetauke2013 says: Mpangula Mputyu aka TeamDoraPetauke2013
    December 23, 2013 at 3:09 pm |

    This is SATA the cobras ways of deception. The next time Nevers and HH will go in under his command.

    He will say the same Judicially u praised on your acquittal has convicted u now. Accept the verdict.

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    flag Mpundu trust says: Mpundu trust
    December 23, 2013 at 3:31 pm |

    A SUSPENDED JAIL TERM SHOULD HAVE BEEN MORE APPROPRIATE JUST TO TEACH HIM AND OTHERS A LESSON.
    THE FELLOW IS A LOOSE CANON WITH HIS MOUTH.

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    flag Italian Presidential Material says: Italian Presidential Material
    December 23, 2013 at 4:12 pm |

    Lucky you.

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    flag Enka says: Enka
    December 23, 2013 at 5:59 pm |

    Nevers Mumba wasn’t freed by the supreme court,he was freed by the cobra which has the court in its jaws too.This same court which won’t charge PF govt with contempt for disobeying its orders on RB’s travel.

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    flag Dada says: Dada
    December 23, 2013 at 6:35 pm |

    PF has brought sanity and fair judgment.Can u imagine such ruling another regime!Uhmmmmm never!

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    flag Sattish says: Sattish
    December 23, 2013 at 8:33 pm |

    Kwena Mumba nakota! Kwati te mwaice pali ine, yaa baa! Nga twaiminina pamo kwati ni ba tata, kanshi ni kabudo!

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