Mumbi Phiri

The Lusaka High Court has issued a restraining order against NDC consultant Chishimba Kambwili against issuing disparaging remarks against PF Deputy Secretary General Mumbi Phiri.

This follows an application for an interim injunction by Phiri to restrain Kambwili from further issuing defamatory statements against her.

The outspoken Phiri has sued Kambwili in the Lusaka High Court for defamation following the alleged remarks uttered by the Roan Member of Parliament that she needs help for drug addiction by the Drugs Enforcement Commission.

Phiri is claiming for K1 million for defamation.

The plaintiff has in her court action sought damages for allegations by Kambwili that she is corrupt and received kickbacks from Chinese and Lebanese contractors with which she built her house.

Phiri wants the court to order Kambwili to offer her general and aggravated damages.

In this matter it is alleged that Kambwili uttered defamatory words, which have injured Phiri’s political and professional standing in society.

Hearing on the matter has been set to February 11 ,2019.

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