Just making allegations is not fighting corruption -Mutesa

Zambians for Empowerment and Development (ZED) President Fred Mutesa has observed that the Patriotic Front government’s fight against corruption will be in vain if the right channels  are not followed.

Mutesa says the fight against corruption should not merely be a matter of accusing people of corruption without producing tangible evidence of the allegations.

He says the Patriotic Front government should fight corruption in a more professional manner by allowing investigative wings to carry out their functions freely rather than rushing to make unsubstantiated allegations in the media.

Mutesa said  the PF government should fight corruption in a right way because Zambians believe in justice and fair play.

He told  QFM that being the head of State does not give President Michael Sata any powers to accuse people of wrongdoing without proper evidence.

The ZED president has advised the PF government to let investigative wings in the country to investigate matters, and if there is enough evidence take the matters to court for the culprits to be prosecuted.

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