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Doctor jailed for defaming Zambian leader on Facebook

IANS  |  Lusaka 

A in western Zambia's district on Wednesday sent a medical doctor to three years in jail after convicting him of defaming

The doctor had created a fake account which he used to bring the name of the Zambian in ridicule by posting disturbing remarks, insults and digitally altering his images, quoted as saying.

She said the doctor had used the name of another medical to create the account and went on to threaten the same doctor with murder when he complained.

The said the judgment was welcome as it will send a strong warning to people who were in the habit of abusing

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 06:00 IST
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