HUMAN Rights Commission (HRC) chairperson Mudford Mwandenga says integrity checks should be conducted when police officers are being recruited so as to weed out bad elements from the service. Last week, the Copperbelt Police Command arrested six Criminal Investigation Detectives accused of stealing over US$80,000 from a fleeing armed robber. Commenting on the development, Mwandenga said failure to conduct integrity checks during recruitment would lead to undesirable characters in the police service. “If somebody is criminally inclined, there is nothing you can do about that particular person. It depends on...

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