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DEC Nabs 4 Kasama Council Employees over K26, 000 Scam

Four public Service workers working for the Kasama Municipal Council in Northern Province have been arrested by the Drugs Enforcement Commission for money Laundering activities involving more than Twenty Six Thousand Kwacha.

This is according to a statement issued by DEC Spokesperson Theresa Katongo, today.

Full statement:

Wednesday 10th July, 2018 -The Drug Enforcement Commission through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit in Northern Province has arrested and jointly charged four (04) Public Service Workers of Kasama Municipal Council for money laundering offences contrary to the laws of Zambia.

The four arrested include, Biseck Mbewe, 31, an Information Technology Programmer for forgery, theft by servant, uttering of false documents, and money laundering, Edgar Mwila, 32, an Office Assistant for theft by servant while Foster Mwila, 30, a Revenue Collector and Onicious Munkombwe, 32, a Public Health Inspector, have been charged for theft by servant and uttering of false documents.

Particulars of the offence are that the suspects, on dates unknown but between 1st July, 2017 and 31st January, 2018 jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown did steal K26,673.50 from Kasama Municipal Council through the issuance of forged receipts to clients of the Council paying for various licensing fees. It is further alleged that Biseck Mbewe on dates unknown but between 1stAugust, 2017 and 1st March, 2018 laundered part of the funds by purchasing a residential plot within Kasama District.

Katongo said that all suspects are currently on Police bond and will appear in court soon.

17 Comments

  1. Bradon

    Wapya muze

  2. Frank Bwalya

    Its laughable to arrest four people over K26000 and yet dola siliya was involved in a scam involving millions of dollars in the Malawi maize export. This was a matter with overwhelming evidence and Nothing was done..please Leave the poor chaps if you have no work to do..

    • Kangwa Joseph Mulenga

      Shame on these selfish people.

  3. mr md

    you failed to arrest ministers who continue to sit on officers duling campain and earn free millions of zk money in 2016 u r arresting those poor citizens shame

  4. ELIOUS MVULA

    IF BIG BOSSES THEY ARE STEALING HUGE MONEY AND NOT TAKEN ANY WERE,LEAVE POOR GUYS.

  5. Kunbucha drink

    Release the guys

  6. SHI ALIKO

    We are all thieves

  7. Wendy chandA

    Take them

  8. alick

    justice should be done

  9. Emy

    Balitumpa

    • Chagwa lungu

      Iwe EMY tabatumpa,aba ebakwata ichumfwila nalisosa nati UBOMBA MWIBALA ALYA MWIBALA” lelo not ukulilakumo nembuto. These young men have shown they abide by my words,its even good that beseck mbewe put the money to good use by purchasing a plot.
      I therefore instruct DEC to withdraw and get ride of this chase.such are the kind of people i need in my government

  10. S-KAYZ

    NIBUKABWALALA

  11. FOX

    You are failing to crip-up pi

  12. moffat mwamba kasaka

    tabafola kabili ngabalachitashani

  13. ME I DON'T KNOW TEACHER

    UUBOMBA MWIBALA ALYA MWIBALA.WHY ARRESTING THEM WHILE DORA SILYA SHE Z A FREE MOLECULE? RELEASE THEM

  14. Mukonka M

    What u kno best z to arrest poor pipo with small cases, shame on u” its good as no ACC

  15. Jensen

    A perverted thief and pedophile continues to wreak havoc. Commits scams while violating minors, all human waste that you should know and take care of. Les of the infamous white-collar and pervert swindler Philippe Ballesio.

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