CHIEF Justice Irene Mambilima has sworn-in a four-member tribunal appointed by President Edgar Lungu to probe suspended Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Mutembo Nchito for alleged misconduct.
This is according to a Press Release made available ZANIS by the Tribunal Secretary Mathew Zulu.
The Tribunal has been chaired by retired Chief Justice Anniel Silungwe.
The other members of the Tribunal are retired Chief Justices Matthew Ngulube and Ernest Sakala.
President Lungu appointed the Tribunal on 10th March pursuant to Article 58(2) and (3) of the Republican Constitution with eight terms of reference for the tribunal to help establish facts and propose recommendations besides investigating Mr Nchito’s alleged misconduct.
Upon conclusion of findings, the tribunal should recommend to President Lungu whether the DPP ought to be removed from office based on the allegations. – ZANIS