Supreme Court advises the Government against proceeding with Judge Chikopa tribunal

The Supreme Court has delivered a four-hour judgment today advising the Government against proceeding with the Chikopa tribunal set up to investigate the alleged professional misconduct of three
Judges.
Acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda on behalf of a bench of seven ruled that President Michael Sata did not breach his Constitutional powers when he suspended the three are Supreme Court Judge, Phillip Musonda and two High Court judges, Nigel Mutuna and Charles Kajimanga and the subsequent setting up of the tribunal.
Ms Justice Chibesakunda sitting with her Deputy, Florence Mumba, Judges, Marvin Mwanamwambwa, Hildah Chibomba, Gregory Phiri, Munyinda Wanki and Elizabeth Muyovwe advised the State not go ahead with the tribunal due to the nature of the case.