Court suspends driving licences for three motorists for causing death by dangerous driving

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The Chipata High Court has convicted and ordered for the suspension of driver’s licences for three motorists for causing death by dangerous driving.

Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) Head of Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga has said according to the Warrants of Execution availed to the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA), the three drivers namely Hastings Banda, Joseph Sichibaye and Andrew Chimbila were convicted of one count each; of the offence of causing death by dangerous driving contrary to section 161 of the Road Traffic Act Number 11 of 2002.

Mr. Mubanga said during the Criminal Session held in Chipata recently, the Court ordered for the suspension of the drivers licences for a period of one year each, with immediate effect.

Mr. Mubanga added that the Court has since directed the RTSA to effect the suspension of the driver’s licences.

And Mr. Mubanga stated that to this effect, RTSA has effected the orders for the suspension of the three driver’s licences and remains vigilant in enforcing the law in a bid to reduce bad road user behavior on public roads.

Mr. Mubanga has however expressed optimism that the conviction of the three motorists court will act as a deterrent measure to would-be road traffic offenders and send a strong self-control signal to all drivers not to flout road traffic regulations with impunity.

” the three drivers namely Hastings Banda, Joseph Sichibaye and Andrew Chimbila were convicted of one count each; of the offence of causing death by dangerous driving contrary to section 161 of the Road Traffic Act Number 11 of 2002″ Mubanga said

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    MISSING SOMETHING HERE, THESE PIPO KILLED SOMEONE BY DANGEROUS DRIVING..THEN U JUST CONFISCATE THEIR TUMA LICENCE FOR ONE YR WATHA MULANDU BUT THEY KILLED ATASE I WILL HUNT AND REVENGE. THE LAW IS NOT FAIR HERE THESE CHAPS WERE DRUNK WHEN THEY DROVE OVER SOMEONE

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    How ’bout suspending those corrupt traffic officers who are now found on almost every road of Lusaka. They are the biggest disturbance to the peace and tranquility we enjoy in our beloved country.

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    Can the ACC, DEC, Judicial Service Commission Authority and even other stakeholders take keen interest in the Matter of JULDAN MOTORS LIMITED & JULY DANOBO VERSUS NASAR IBRAHIM & OLIPA DANOBO [CAUSE NO. 2015/HP/0687]. The following are of interest;
    1. The High Court Judgment by Hon Judge Kawimbe of August 2017 pronounced the Defendants as bona fide shareholders,
    2. The Plaintiffs have immediately sort leave to appeal plus an application to stay the said Judgment, before another Judge Justine Chashi formerly of MWEEMBA-CHASHI & PARTNERS. There is opposition to this effect,
    3. The Plaintiffs through emissaries [non-authorised officers of Juldan Motors Limited] one Mr. Raymond Danobo and a Mr Lukama [a close friend to Judge Willy Mweemba and ‘scrapper’ confidante of July Danobo] have…

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