Sata gets taste of his medicine as state revives case

In a move that shows that Zambia has not abandoned its war on corruption following the recent disbanding of the Task Force on Corruption, government has appealed against opposition Patriotic Front (PF) president Micheal Sata's case in which he was awarded damages for alleged malicious prosecution.

Sata was dragged to court after former president Levy Mwanawasa came to power in January 2002 on charges that he stole two vehicles when he was Minister Without Portfolio in president Frederick Chiluba's government.

Sata was detained at Kamwala Remand Prison for 25 days.
Sata, who was a Member of Parliament when that law was enacted, found himself in a situation in which the law he helped formulate was applied on him.

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