POLICE in Lusaka have arrested and charged former Chilanga member of parliament Keith Mukata’s wife Marricoh Roisin Hoare for theft by director.

In a statement, Tuesday, police spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said Hoare allegedly stole a motor vehicle belonging to Windsor Premier Bakery, a company which she co-owns with Mukata, and later changed ownership of the car.

“Police have charged and arrested Maricoh Roisin Hoare aged 41 of house number 4304 Chelston Green Lusaka for the offence of Theft by Director. This was after police received a report from Keith Akakelwa Mukata aged 50 of farm 691 Ferngroove Kasupe Lusaka west that a motor vehicle a Toyota Hiace registration number ALZ 8333 Silver in colour belonging to Windsor Premier Bakery was stolen by Maricoh Roisin Hoare aged 41 who is his wife and partner and shareholder in the said company,” said Hamoonga

“It is further alleged that after she stole the vehicle she changed ownership into her names. She is currently in custody awaiting to fulfill police bond conditions before being released.”