Pilato and Laura Miti Acquited

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Laura Miti and musician Pilato have been acquitted. In 2017 the pair, along with four others were arrested for protesting against the purchase of 42 fire trucks at US$42 million.

Upon arrest the protestors lamented that in a functioning democracy, no one should be arrested for demanding answers from those entrusted with governing our resources.


They were charged with the offence of “disobeying lawful orders” contrary to clause 127 Cap 87 of the laws of Zambia.




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