President Edgar Lungu has pardoned MMD Chisamba Member of Parliament Moses Muteteka who was serving a five year jail sentence at Chimbokaila prison for theft of a motor vehicle.
President Lungu pardoned Mr. Muteteka after he made an appeal to him on grounds of ill health.
And Mr. Muteteka in a walk in interview with ZNBC news in Lusaka, thanked President Lungu for responding to his request.
Mr. Muteteka explained that he suffered a stroke twice in 2012 and 2013.
He has also thanked Chief Chimuka of Chisamba and the people for standing with him while in prison.