CAZ decisions: DPP goes to Supreme Court
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By JOSEPH BANDA –
DIRECTOR of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Gilbert Phiri has appealed to the Supreme Court against decisions of the Court of Appeal of Zambia (CAZ) to return forfeited property to individuals.
Mr Phiri said, the decisions risked severely crippling the efficacy of lifestyle audits and laws targeting unexplained wealth.
According to a statement by the National Prosecution Authority (NPA), the rulings undermined vital mechanisms designed to combat corruption and financial crimes, potentially allowing illicit gains to go unchecked and unchallenged.

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