Court stops Judge Chikopa’s Tribunal

The Lusaka High court has stopped proceedings of the Judge Lovemore Chikopa led tribunal pending the outcome of the judicial review granted to retired Supreme Court Judge Dr Phillip Musonda.

Lusaka High Court Judge Florence Lengalenga stopped the tribunal proceedings after she granted Dr Justice Musonda a stay in the proceedings.

Justice Musonda was suspended by President Michael Sata together with High court Justices Charles Kajimanga and Nigel Mutuna on allegations of professional misconduct.

The tribunal which is chaired by Malawian Judge Lovemore Chikopa yesterday commenced its sitting with two witnesses appearing before it.

The two witnesses that appeared before the tribunal are High court Judge Albert Wood and high court acting Registrar Chilombo Phiri. / QFM