UPND Chilanga Member of Parliament Keith Mukata has filed in a notice of appeal against his conviction.
This is according to a notice of appeal filed in the Court of Appeal Holden at Lusaka Criminal Jurisdiction.
Lusaka High Court Judge Susan Wanjelani yesterday sentenced Mukata to death after finding him guilty of first degree murder.
“… On the following grounds, the learned trial judge erred in Law and fact when she convicted me without my supporting evidence on record to support such a conviction in.
“The learned trial judge erred in Law and fact when she convicted me based on circumstantial evidence which had more than one inference to drawn therefrom. Other grounds to be included upon perusal and review of the entire judgments,” the notice read in part.
However, Mukata’s coaccused Charmaine Musonda was acquitted on all charges of murder.
In this matter, Mukata was convicted for one count of murder.