LUSAKA photographer Cornelius Mulenga alias Chellah Tukuta has been convicted by the Magistrate’s Court for calling former information minister Dora Siliya a pimp who sells girls to high profile men for s3x.

Mulenga’s lawyer from Linda Kasonde’s law firm, Meamande Wamukwamba, asked the court for leniency.

Matter has stood down for a few minutes and the magistrate has retired to the chambers to write his sentence.

Chellah Tukuta has been given a 2 year jail sentence on charges of defamating Dora Siliya.

On May 26, last year, Mulenga, allegedly published defamatory remarks in form of a video posted on Facebook against Ms Siliya, who is also former Petauke Central Member of Parliament.

In the live Facebook video, the photographer accused Ms Siliya of being a hooker and trades girls to high-profile men for sex.


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