Court Acquits Former Tourism Minister Sylvia Masebo on Charges of Abuse of Authority


Former Tourism Minister Sylvia Masebo has been acquitted in a case in which she is alleged to have illegally cancelled hunting concessions at the Zambia Wild Life Authority when she was Tourism Minister. Lusaka Magistrate Ireen Wishimanga when delivering her verdict said she found that the prosecution team failed to prove the case beyond any reasonable doubt and acquitted the Former Chongwe Member of Parliament accordingly. She said the state did not bring witnesses to prove that the offence was committed.

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