According to the firm’s lawyer Tutwa Ngulube, the company feels aggrieved by the action taken by the Road Transport and Safety Agency to withdraw the licence.
Mr Ngulube called RTSA’s action as disproportionate.
He said RTSA is overstretching its mandate by suspending the licence following a recent spate of road traffic accidents involving Mazhandu buses.
Mr Ngulube who is also Kabwe Central Member of Parliament and Legal Counsel for the ruling PF said as unfortunate as the accidents are, RTSA is acting irresponsibly by killing a business.
He said RTSA should not be in a hurry to kill a business on account of an accident on a particular route.
“Why should they punish an entire business when it is only one route which has recorded some accidents? What if their own investigations find that it is not actually the Mazhandu bus driver who was at fault because at the moment the investigations have not been concluded?” Mr Ngulube asked.
He said his firm has already logged in an appeal to the Minister and is hopeful of a favourable outcome.
Mr Ngulube said Mazhandu will be forced to go to court if appeal to the Minister is not successful.