The Supreme court has nullified the election of Samuel Chitonge as Patriotic Front Member of parliament for Mwansabombwe in Luapula Province, on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The court said this is because the poll was not free and fair.
The supreme court judgement set aside a High court ruling in favour Mr. Chitonge.
Chief Justice Ernest Sakala sitting with supreme court justice, Denis Chirwa,Peter Chitengi and Christopher Mushabati said the trial judge had erred in law and fact when it ruled in favour of Chitonge.
The court observed that there were a lot of anomalies that characterised the poll in Mwansabombwe.
This was an appeal against the high court judgement of July 17 this year in an election petition in which Chitonge was declared duly elected.
In the apeeal the losing candidate, Maybin Mubanga said there were a number of malpractices during the election campaign.