The five suspects amongst them two native courtroom magistrates who had been arrested in connection with the killing of two white rhinos in the Mosi-Oa-tunya national park in Livingstone fill failed to prefer plea.
Right here’s when they appeared earlier than Livingstone Chief Resident Magistrate Willie Sinyangwe.
The accused, Active Tambo archaic forty six and Elvis Sikkachoma Forty four are both senior native courtroom magistrates.
Others in the case are David Mununga sixty six, an Estate agent, Sydney Mulenga 31, a Contractor and 39-year-former Mwala Mwendanei a businessman.
The five would possibly perhaps now not prefer plea because the case will now be tried by Indispensable Magistrate Exonobert Zulu from Choma.
They’ve been collectively charged with unlawful possession of prescribed trophy contrary to the Zambia Plant life and fauna Act Number 14 of 2015 of the guidelines of Zambia.
Particulars of the offence are that in October this year in Livingstone collectively and even as appearing in conjunction with unknown persons, the accused had in their possession prescribed trophies namely two pieces of Rhino horns weighing over seven kilograms with out a
certificates of possession.
Chief Resident Magistrate Sinyangwe has since adjourned the case to Tuesday, October 16 for plea earlier than Indispensable Magistrate Zulu.