FORMER Lusaka district commissioner Ashell Kampengele yesterday appeared in the Lusaka Magistrates Court and denied using insulting language to a Mr Riford Sakala.
According to statement of offence Kampengele, unemployed of plot 181 Villa West, Lusaka West, used insulting language, contrary to 179 of Penal Code chapter 87 of the laws. It is alleged that Kampengele on April 8, 2015 in Lusaka did use insulting language to Mr Sakala. Kampengele, 50, appeared before magistrate Lameck Mwale.
He was granted a K10, 000 bail with two working sureties who are residents of Lusaka after a lawyer from W.M Kabimba and Company applied to which the prosecution had no objection.
Magistrate Mwale has set May 18 and 20 as dates for mention and commencement of trial respectively.
On Tuesday, police arrested Mr Kampengele arrested and detained him at Kabwata police station.