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DEC nabs Ex-RTSA accountant for theftBy Sipilisiwe Ncube on 8 Apr 2017
The Drug Enforcement Commission has arrested a 42-year-old former accountant of the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) for stealing over K90 thousand from the agency.
In a statement, DEC Spokesperson Theresa Katongo disclosed that Cecilia Muntemba of Plot No. 184 Gardenia Avondale in Lusaka, was arrested through the DEC Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit, adding that she had been charged with theft by public servant and money laundering contrary to the laws of Zambia.
“Particulars of the offence are that Cecilia Muntemba on dates unknown but between 1st January, 2013 and 31st June, 2014 jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown, did steal K91, 158 from the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) where she used to work as a Revenue Officer,” Katongo said.
Katongo also revealed that the suspect was currently on police bond and would appear in court soon.
Meanwhile the Commission in various parts of the country arrested 40 people for unlawful cultivation and trafficking in narcotic and psychotropic substances weighing 2.4 tonnes.
Katongo said those arrested and jointly charged included Steven Micheal Masungwa, 22, a Cobbler of Mwaka area in Tunduma, Tanzania and Emmanuel Ndalusia Mweipuja, 27, a vendor of Nyamwanga area in Tunduma Tanzania, both Tanzanian nationals for trafficking in 10 sachets of heroin.
“The two suspects were apprehended from Chiyanga black market in Nakonde District,” said Katongo.
“Others arrested include Friday Chanda, 35, of Chanda village in Serenje District, Selita Moonga, 49, of Chiyaba village in Chibombo District, Betty Mashinga, 34, of Mafula area in Kabompo District, Morris Mukonde, 50, of Matelo village in Kawambwa District, Augustine Mwewa, 41, Dennis Mwaange, 32 and Simon Bupe, 32 all of 47 miles farm block in Kawambwa District. Liwoyo Liwoyo, 44, of Chisanga area in Mongu District, Mwakoi Namakando, 49, of Mwakoi village in Kaoma District, Douglas Chiyanda, 37, of Munsaka village in Kalomo District and Chifumu Banda, 26, of Titus village in Lundazi District.”
She added that all suspects would appear in court soon.
Last month, Police arrested RTSA human resource manager Roderick Mulenga and transport manager Joseph Mwaba for theft by servant. RTSA management however, pushed to resolve the case administratively.
About Sipilisiwe Ncube
Sipilisiwe Ncube is a Zambian journalist with a background in radio news.
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