Influential Chewa traditional leader, Paramount Chief Kaomba of Kasungu has been dragged to court on allegations he grabbed a leased land from children whose parents died.
According to court documents in Kasungu, Eliza Teyeresi took the chief over the land which her parents leased in the area of village head Kadzimete.
She said her parents originally came from Dowa and settled in the area.
Lands officer in the district Lizzie Nyoni confirmed the land the chief is grabbing is not customary but its leased.
“The parents leased it nd the children are renewing the lease,” she said.
The chief refused to comment but issues of traditional leaderrs grabbing land from unsuspecting suspects are not new.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :