Mr. Harrison says the judgment serves as a reminder to all that corruption has grave consequences.
The British envoy further says the fight against corruption should not be left to
President Levy Mwanawasa and government alone, but should be the concern of every citizen.
He told the Zambia News and Information Services in Lusaka today that if left
unchecked, corruption could negate national development.
Mr. Harrison has since said it is imperative that the judiciary world-wide is free
from political interference and strives to settle court cases as quickly as
London High Court Judge Peter Smith found Dr. Chiluba ofÂ liable of having embezzled over US$41 billion public funds and has since been ordered to pay backÂ 85 percent of the funds.