Government Joint Investigations Team yesterday 10th April 2013 summoned former republican president Mr. Rupiah Bwezani Banda to appear before the team at the Drug Enforcement Commission offices at 10 hours today in connection with allegations of Corruption.
This is contained in a media statement released by the Namukolo Munyeme Kasumpa, the Public Relations Officer of the Government Joint Investigation team.
However, the former president’s lawyers have advised the investigation team that they had other prior commitments and could not therefore present their client today but committed to present him on Monday 15th April 2013, at same time and venue
The Government Joint Investigation Team has in the last month interviewed the former president under warn and caution on issues of Mphundu Trust, Baobab land, Campaign materials and effected an arrest on the Nigerian oil transaction.
Yesterday’s summon of the former president is a continuation of the ongoing interviews and investigations.