Sesheke Magistrates Court this morning acquitted UPND Member of Parliament-MP-for Mwandi Constituency Olnes Mutaba and 4 others.
The five, appeared before Magistrate Phiri in Sesheke charged of Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm contrary to Sec 248 of the Penal Code.
Delivering judgement this morning in a fully parked Sesheke Court room, Magistrate Phiri said that the Prosecution failed to prove the allegations beyond any reasonable doubt.
He said the evidence by most witnesses contradicted each other and was full of discrepancies.
The accused persons included Mwandi MP Hon Olsen Mutaba, Council Chairperson for Mwandi District and three others.
The five accused were represented by Cornelius Mweetwa of Muleza Mwiimbu and company.
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