June 14, 2021

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TUKUTA’S DEFAMATION CASE SET BACK-

Chellah Tukuta’s application to have his case against Information Minister, Dora Siliya referred to the high court has been dismissed.

Lusaka Magistrate, Lameck Mwale dismissed the application made by Tukuta’s lawyers.Tukuta allegedly defamed Siliya by stating that she is a prostitute and hooks up young ladies to high profile men for sex.

The application by the defense was asking whether or not section 191 of the penal code chapter 87 of the laws of Zambia contravenes Article 20 and Article 11 of the constitution of Zambia relating to freedom of expression.