UPND President Hakainde Hichilema has been summoned to appear in a Chisamba magistrate court over a farm believed to have been sold to him illegally.
Mr. Hichilema is expected to appear in court on February 14, 2012.
In this matter a teacher at Simon Mwansa Kapwepwa Basic School, Charity Swana Mwanga along with her elder brother Enerst Swana Mwanga are alleged to have sold the farm in question whose title owner is deceased, depriving the beneficiaries.
Enerst Swana Mwanga who was the administrator of late Jackson Swana Mwanga’s property and Ms. Mwanga have been dragged to court for depriving ten orphans of a two hundred and ten hector farm.
During trial before Chisamba magistrate, Misozi Banda public prosecutor, Boyd Singanda informed the court that the state now remains with four witnesses and that at the next hearing Hakainde Hichilema is expected to testify.
And giving evidence in court Stanley Mwanga one of the ten orphans allegedly deprived of the farm in question testified that her aunty and uncle allegedly sold the farm to Hichilema without informing concerned parties.
In this matter Enerst Swana Mwanga aged 69 and Charity Swana Mwanga aged 50 are alleged to have on unknown dates but between January 2004 and 31 December 2004 whilst acting together being administrator and guardian respectively did deprive minors of a farm valued at three hundred million kwacha.