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 […]

ACC Arrests Ministry of Energy Executive Officer

ACC Arrests Ministry of Energy Executive Officer

The Anti-Corruption Commission in Chipata has arrested an Executive Officer in the Ministry of Energy and Water Development for corrupt practices involving K75, 000.00 ACC Acting Senior Corporate Affairs Officer Jonathan Siame says Solomon Simfukwe, an Executive Officer aged 32 of plot No. 2853, Kanjala Area in Chipata District has been charged with three counts […]

Nakonde Headteacher Arrested After Impregnating His Pupils

Nakonde Headteacher Arrested After Impregnating His Pupils

A Nakonde Headteacher only identified as Mr. Ng’uni of Madwa Junior Secondary School in Nakonde has been arrested for impregnating two Grade 9 Girls of his school. He has since appeared in court and granted by the Nakonde Magistrate Court a bail of K5,000 cash. Meanwhile, a team of psychologists has been engaged by the […]

35 yr Old Ndola Impersonator Goes In For 12 months

The Nakonde Magistrates Court has sentenced a 35 year old man of Ndola to 12 months imprisonment with hard labour for impersonation and obtaining money by false pretence. Facts are that on 3rd January, 2017 the Zambia Police apprehended Joseph Mulenga in Nakonde for impersonation. Mr. Mulenga was masquerading as a ZRA Customs Officer in […]

Pastor Gets Fine For Obtaining K170,000 By False Pretences

Pastor Gets Fine For Obtaining K170,000 By False Pretences

A LUSAKA pastor has been fined K20,000, in default 12 months in prison, for obtaining K170,000 by false pretences. Before Chipata principal magistrate Jennipher Bwalya, who sat in Lusaka, was Pastor Jack Musumba, 58 of Pentecostal Assemblies of God Church, who was guilty of obtaining K170,000 from Dillion Chipungu by falsely pretending that he had […]

ACC Received Over 1, 300 Corruption Reports In 2016

ACC Received Over 1, 300 Corruption Reports In 2016

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) says it received a total of 1, 349 reports of suspected corruption last year. This show a decrease of 296 reports from 1, 645 received in 2015 when compared to 2016. ACC Public Relations Manager Timothy Moono says out of the reports received in 2016, a total of 884 were […]