Principal Resident Magistrate Viva Nyimba has on Monday granted bail to former Minister of Information Henry Mussa and and former Director of Information Gideon Munthali.
They appeared before court in the morning.
The court has granted bail on condition that they surrender all travel documents to the police, report to the Central Region Police every fortnight, each of the accused give 500,000 bail bond and present a surety each of K250,000.
The two were on September 14, 2020 charged with two counts; abuse of office and theft by public servant in a case in which they are being accused of stealing government property.
Mussa and Munthali allegedly stole 10 Hp Desktop computers and 3 generators meant for District Information Offices across the country, worth 11.5 million kwacha.
The case has been adjourned to 20th October, 2020 when the two are expected to take plea.