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Zambia opposition leader released as state drops treason charge

Zambian opposition leader
Hakainde Hichilema was freed by a judge on Wednesday after the
state prosecutor dropped treason charges against him.

“The DPP (Director of Public Prosecutions) has decided to
terminate these proceedings by virtue of her constitutional
powers. Therefore, you’re hereby discharged,” said high court
judge Charles Chanda.

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