Former Information Minister and Chief Government spokesperson Chishimba Kambwili is currently at the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC)where he is being interrogated.
Kambwili has been at the ACC head office for the past two hours and there are no indications yet as to when the interrogations will end.
In November last year, the ACC confirmed placing Kambwili under probe over his accumulation of wealth since he started serving in government.
The investigations began just a few days after President Edgar Lungu warned that he would fire all ministers engaged in corruption.
In a statement, ACC public relations manager Timothy Moono confirmed that Kambwili was under probe for corrupt practices.
“Following recent media queries on whether the Anti-Corruption Commission is conducting investigations on alleged corrupt practices against Hon. Chishimba Kambwili, former Information and Broadcasting Minister, I wish to inform you that there has been an inquiry against Hon. Kambwili on allegations of corrupt practices,” stated Moono.
“These investigations are on-going and the Commission would therefore not wish to comment further as this may jeopardize the investigations.”
Among the issues in question, the ACC is probing the plush villas which the Roan PF member of parliament constructed on land allegedly belonging to Luanshya Golf Club.
More details later.