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Chellah Tukuta to await hearing in jail

PHOTOGRAPHER Cornelius Mulenga, alias Chellah Tukuta, will continue being in a correctional facility pending hearing of an appeal against his two-year jail term following the court’s refusal to grant him bail.
Lusaka High Court judge Lameck Mwale on Tuesday refused to grant Mulenga, 34, bail pending appeal on grounds that the application has less prospects of succeeding in the High Court.
“The application for bail pending hearing of appeal is denied,” Judge Mwale, who sat as Lusaka chief resident magistrate, said.
He also refused to grant Mulenga bail because there were no special circumstances compelling him to do so.
“The accused would not have served a substantial sentence as claimed by the time his appeal would be heard and CLICK TO READ MORE

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