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DEC Nabs Four Chipata Council Employees for Fraud

The Drug Enforcement Commission has arrested four Chipata City Council employees for obtaining money by false pretences and for being in possession of property suspected to be proceeds of crime.

Eastern Province DEC commander Martin Chitamba named the four employees as Ruth Mwanza, Aquila Chola from Human Resources department and Austin Phiri and Gerald Hambokoma from Administration department.

Chitamba said the four whilst acting together did forge documents and obtained money amounting to K10 000 from Madison Insurance purporting to show that Ruth Mwanza had lost uncle when in fact not.

He said the four have been jointly charged with obtaining money by false pretences in count one while in count two Ruth Mwanza has been charged with being found in possession of property suspected to be proceeds of crime for the K3, 561 that was found in her bank account.

The workers at the council have gone without salaries for number of months.

One Response to “DEC Nabs Four Chipata Council Employees for Fraud”

  1. Dorfrlyn Sojin

    But this is unfair. She has not being paid for months now! But how do you expect her to survive? Is there any report claimed her money in the bank? DEC guys don’t Behave dull people. She is not being paid for months now, where is her money? This is what you should investigate. Go ahead,tell us who is getting her money.

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