The Movement for Multi Party Democracy (MMD) has suspended embattled formerfrom the Party with immediate effect.
Copperbelt Provincial MMD Chairman Joseph Chilabwe confirmed the development in an Interview with ZANIS in Kitwe today.
Mr. Chilabwe said Mr. Mpombo who is also a former National Executive Committee member will receive his suspension letter soon.
He said the Party has decided to suspend Mr Mpombo because he had brought the name of the ruling party in disrepute and his actions and utterances on various national and party issues boarder on treason.
He said Mr. Mpombo has continued to defy his oath of allegiance to the President and nation at large and gone out of his way to destroy the Party.
He added that the MMD was aware that Mr Mpombo had joined the Patriotic Front and United Party for National Development Pact.
Mr. Chilabwe alleged that the MMD was aware that Mr. Mpombo was being used to destroy the Party and was only clinging to the ruling Party because of the gratuity.
He added that the former defense Minister was attacking President Banda viciously because he had failed to impress the President with his boot-licking character.
Mr. Chilabwe further said the Party will not allow him to insult the President and destroy the Party from inside.
He also said the Party will proceed to lay grounds for the expulsion and will not allow him to exculpate himself because his actions were clear.