THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) says fighting corruption in the road traffic sector will continue being problematic as long as the process of paying fines remains mysterious and not user-friendly. And government has directed the Zambia Police Service to ensure that all traffic officers deal with erring motorists in the open instead of in secluded places like motor vehicles. Meanwhile, Inspector General of Police Lemmy Kajoba has distanced the police high command from officers involved in bribery or corruption. Speaking during the launch of ‘no bribes but fines’ campaign in Lusaka, Tuesday, ACC director general Gilbert Phiri said bribery in the road sector had contributed to traffic accidents which had claimed several lives. “Almost every non-roadworthy vehicle is on the road…...

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