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Chingola gassing suspect appear for another mention

By ALICE NACHILEMBE
Chingola gassing suspect Evans Mulenga has appeared for another mention before the Chingola Magistrate where he is facing terrorism charges.

Mulenga 37, of 28 Galilia off Dominic Momba Road of Lulamba in Chingola appeared for another mention before Chingola Resident Magistrate Peggy Banda as the state is still waiting for instructions from the Director of Public Proecutions.

Particulars of the offence are that Mulenga, on January 15, this year had in possession two bottles containing a combination of chemicals namely chlorocresol, sulphamethoxazol, acetone, clonazepam and chlorpheniramine which are being used in acts of terrorism.

In the first count, Mulenga who had been Chingola Constituency Information Publicity Secretary (IPS) for the ruling PF is being charged with the offence of being in possession of articles for terrorism or profeliration purposes contrary to the Laws of Zambia.

In count two, Mulenga who is also driver at the Ministry of Health office in Chingola is facing the offence of possessing of the aforementioned chemicals without lawful authority.

The matter was adjourned to March 20, 2020 for another mention.

He is still in police custody as the charges he is facing are non-bailed

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