Former Zambia Railways Limited Managing Director Clive Chirwa has been acquitted by the Lusaka Magistrate court for two counts of abuse of authority of office and one count of failing to declare interest.
Magistrate Obisster Musukwa has however convicted former ZRL Director of Finance Regina Mwale on two counts of abuse of authority of office.
Magistrate Musukwa said Mrs. Mwale abused her authority when she authorised payment for accommodation for Professor Chirwa at Fallsway Apartments without Board approval.
And Magistrate Musukwa said the prosecution failed to prove that Professor Chirwa had directed Mrs. Mwale to pay for his accommodation at Fallways Apartment.
Magistrate Musukwa said the prosecution failed to avail documentary evidence before the court to prove that professor Chirwa directed Mrs. Mwale to pay for his accommodation.
Meanwhile, Magistrate Musukwa will deliver judgment on Tuesday morning in the case were he has convicted Mrs Mwale for abuse of authority of office.