A STUDENT of Clinical Medicine and her police reserve lover have appeared in the Lusaka Magistrates’ Court charged with libel.
19-year-old Luyando Kopakopa of Long Ridge Chilanga and Eric Ng’andu, 38 of Libala South denied issuing libelous statements against Legana Investments Limited when they appeared before Chief resident magistrate Lameck Mwale yesterday.
It is alleged that the couple between August 3 ,2019 and August 8,2019 whilst acting together with intent to defame Legana Investment Limited unlawfully published defamatory matter against Legana Investment Limited when they said that the company was using human flesh to make sausages and that the meat product is packed in condoms.
Kopakopa had created and circulated a video on social media in which said that legana was using human flesh and condoms to make their Hungarian sausage.
her lover, Eric Ng’andu filed a complaint against Legana to the lusaka city council. The council through the Department of Public Health instituted investigations in the matter.
LCC public relations manager George Sichimba said the investigations revealed that there was no evidence of foreign matter identified in the suspected Legana Hungarian sausage.
Legana investment limited is owned by FDD leader Edith Nawakwi.
The matter comes up on October 8, 2019.