DRUG Enforcement Commission Director General Mary Chirwa says the Commission will not vacate the 15 seized flats which have been claimed by former president Edgar Lungu’s wife Esther because they are still under investigation. Last week, DEC announced that it had taken possession of 15 flats in Lusaka’s State Lodge area belonging to a person by the name of Esther Nyawa Tembo, suspected to be proceeds of crime. DEC Public Relations Officer Mathias Kamanga disclosed that the flats had not been occupied for a long time and were built on a property which had no proper registration. But in a letter dated July 6, 2022 and addressed to the Director General of Drug Enforcement Commission, Esther’s lawyer Makebi Zulu charged…...

To continue reading this premium content, login to your account or Subscribe to our ePaper using the buttons below.
Log In Subscribe