POLITICS DPP suspended

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PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has with immediate effect suspended Director of Public Prosecutions( DPP) Lillian Siyuni.

The Head of State has since appointed Katongo Waluzimba as acting DPP for administrative convenience.

In a statement issued this evening,  Presidential spokesperson Anthony Bwalya said the President has acted on the recommendations contained in the report presented to him by the Judicial Complaints Commission.

“The suspension of the DPP is in exercise of the powers vested in the President pursuant to Articles 182 (3), 144(2) and 144(3) of the Constitution of Zambia,” he said.

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