MP denies shooting cadre

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MP denies shooting cadreBy Times ReporterMMD Chitambo Member of Parliament (MP) Solomon Musonda, who allegedly shot a Patriotic Front (PF) cadre, yesterday pleaded not guilty to a charge of causing bodily harm with intent to maim, disfigure or disable.Appearing for plea before Justice Mugeni Siwale Mulenga at Kabwe High Court yesterday, Musonda, 34, denied causing bodily harm with intent to maim, disfigure or disable Jackson Musaka on June 1, this year.Justice Mulenga set November 29 as date for commencement of trial after lawyer Mulilo Kabesha said Mr Sunday Nkonde, who is Musonda’s lawyer, was undergoing a medical review and could not travel to Kabwe yesterday. Musonda’s bail was extended. And State advocate Chipola Bako had earlier objected for trial to begin on November 29 because the State was ready to proceed with the matter and witnesses were on their way to Kabwe from Serenje.

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