Chifire Gets Six Years for contempt


Southern Africa Network against Corruption executive director Gregory Chifire who was facing four counts of contempt of court for interfering with the judiciary and describing the institution as the most corrupt has been slapped with a six year simple imprisonment by the Supreme Court.
Deputy Chief Justice Marvin Mwanamwambwa has also suspended Chifire’s lawyers Landilani Banda, Grace Kumwenda , Macqueen Zaza for a period of six months for professional misconduct .  
Chifire pleaded not guilty to the charges and denied that the letter he authored, which was sent to the Chief Justice Irene Mambalima and the chairperson of the Judicial Complaints Commission, contained contemptuous words.

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