Ex-minister Vuwa Kaunda granted bail

Lilongwe Principal Resident Magistrate Viva Nyimba on Wednesday released on bail former minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Symon Vuwa Kaunda.

Kaunda was arrested on Tuesday by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in connection with illegal sell of land to former Irrigation and Water Development minister Charles Mchacha.

Kaunda has been charged with two counts of corrupt transaction with an individual and abuse of office.

His lawyer Chimwemwe Sikwese said he is ready to defend the case when the court convenes on January 6 next year.

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