DEC Arrests Banker Who Stole K 700,000

DEC Arrests Banker Who Stole K 700,000

AN accountant of Lusaka has been arrested for money activities involving over K700,000. Announcing the arrest to Mwebantu, Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) Public Relations Officer Theresa Katongo has named the suspect as Gerald Kamuti aged 28 years of Plot No. 1573 Obama area in Lusaka. It has been reported that Kamuti has been arrested for […]

DEC Arrests Farmers For Growing 1.1 Tonnes Of Cannabis

DEC Arrests Farmers For Growing 1.1 Tonnes Of Cannabis

THE Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC)in North Western Province has arrested three small scale farmers for unlawful cultivation of fresh cannabis plants weighing over 1.1 tonnes. Commission Spokesperson Theresa Katongo has named those arrested as George Katelele, 59, for unlawful cultivation of fresh cannabis plants weighing 392kg, and John Ngungu, 49, for unlawful cultivation of fresh […]

Police Charge And Arrest Woman Who Killed Her Kids

Police Charge And Arrest Woman Who Killed Her Kids

THE 32-year-old mother of Lusaka’s Matero township who allegedly killed her two children by forcing them to consume a pesticide has been charged with two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder. The woman, identified as Miriam Mulenga, allegedly caused the deaths of her two children on January 24 this year. Police spokesperson […]

DEC Nabs Arakan Barracks Teacher For Money Laundering

DEC Nabs Arakan Barracks Teacher For Money Laundering

The Drug Enforcement Commission through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit in Central Province has arrested a teacher of Arakan Barracks Girls School for money laundering involving K41, 000. Scott Mulele, 26, a school teacher of House No. 1017 Libala South in Lusaka has been arrested for forgery, uttering of false documents, obtaining credit by false […]

Mpika Man Hacks Wife, baby

Mpika Man Hacks Wife, baby

A MPIKA man has allegedly hacked his wife and a baby girl with a machete in unclear circumstances. Both Lubambala ward Patriotic Front chairperson Boniface Mpundu and a police source disclosed in separate interviews that the incident happened on Wednesday evening in Shangai, a section within TAZARA compound of Mpika. The source named the victim […]

Murder Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

MURDER suspect Elizabeth Lungu who is accused of stabbing her husband to death last year has pleaded not guilty to the charge. Taking plea before High Court judge Betty Mung’omba on Monday, Lungu, 26, a resident of Mtendere compound, who has been in custody since her arrest, denied committing the offence. The allegation is that […]

GBM Assault Case Fails To Take Off

GBM Assault Case Fails To Take Off

A CASE in which opposition UPND vice-president for administration Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) is facing three counts of conduct likely to cause the breach of peace, failed to take off yesterday because Magistrate Malota Phiri has a bereavement in the family. Magistrate Ruth Kapulo adjourned the matter to February 27, 2017, after learning that Magistrate […]

Drug Enforcement Commission Arrests Business Woman

Drug Enforcement Commission Arrests Business Woman

A BUSINESS woman of Lusaka have been arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) for attempting to obtain credit by false pretences. DEC Public Relations Officer Theresa Katongo has told Mwebantu that the business woman was arrested through the DEC Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit (AMLIU). It is reported that Katongo Chiteba Mulenga, 28, a Business […]

UPND Councillor Placed On His Defence For Obtaining Money By False Pretences

UPND Councillor Placed On His Defence For Obtaining Money By False Pretences

LIVINGSTONE chief resident magistrate Willie Sinyangwe has placed Maramba UPND ward councillor Moses Simbaya on his defence for obtaining K25,500 by false pretences. It is alleged that Simbaya between September 1 and 30, 2013 obtained pecuniary advantage by false pretences contrary to the Laws of Zambia. Simbaya, who at the time was a PF councillor […]

Dec Arrests Teacher For Money Laundering Involving Over K 17,000

Dec Arrests Teacher For Money Laundering Involving Over K 17,000

THE Drug Enforcement Commission through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit in Western Province has arrested a Deputy School Head Teacher for money laundering involving over K17, 000. DEC Public Relations Officer Theresa Katongo has disclosed that Wamuntima Nyambe, 32, a Deputy Head Teacher of House No. 4 Namushakende in Nalolo District has been arrested for […]

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