DEC Arrests MoH Official for Stealing K62,000

DEC Arrests MoH Official for Stealing K62,000

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has arrested a 43-year-old Ministry of Health employee for money laundering activities worth over K62,000. In a statement, Monday, DEC Public Relations Officer Theresa Katongo stated that Joseph Mashilipa, 43, was arrested for theft contrary to the laws of Zambia. “The DEC, through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit in Lusaka, […]

‘Indecent Assault Women’ Granted Bail

‘Indecent Assault Women’ Granted Bail

Three of the five women who allegedly indecently assaulted another woman using a bottle on suspicion that she was having an affair with a married man were yesterday released from custody after meeting bail conditions. Two are still in custody and are battling to look for money to pay for bail pending trial. The Ndola […]

4 In Court Over Fake ATM Cards

4 In Court Over Fake ATM Cards

Four Chinese have been taken to court for allegedly being in possession of over 50 counterfeit Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards and 10 point of sale machines. It is alleged that the suspects wanted to unlawfully use the cards and point of sale machines. The four are alleged to have been using the said counterfeit […]

Bandit To Hang For Shoplifting, Supreme Court Insists

Bandit To Hang For Shoplifting, Supreme Court Insists

The Supreme Court has refused to reverse a death sentence imposed on a man for stealing K1,000 cash and gaming coins from a gambling machine. On November 24, 2015, Anania Tembo was found guilty of aggravated robbery and subsequently sentenced to death by the Lusaka High Court. He appealed to the Supreme Court against his […]

Interpol Cashiers In Court Over K90,000

Interpol Cashiers In Court Over K90,000

THREE police officers employed as cashiers at Chilanga Interpol in Lusaka have been taken to court for alleged theft of over K90,000 through false entries when clearing vehicles. Adamson Mbewe, 45, Mubanga Shula, a female officer aged 40, and 45-year-old Laston Mulenga, all of Lusaka, have been slapped with over 30 counts of theft by […]

Chinese Attempts To Kill Fellow Chinese Man

Chinese Attempts To Kill Fellow Chinese Man

A Chinese national in Lusaka has been assaulted and had his property damaged by his fellow national over business competition. The incident happened in Lusaka’s North Gate Gardens on Saturday between 15:00 ehours and 16:00 hours. It happened when a Mr Wang Bian aged 26 years of plot number 120 Ngwere road, an employee of […]

Women Nabbed Over 2-Minute Video Beating

Women Nabbed Over 2-Minute Video Beating

Two  women of Kamfinsa Correctional Service camp in Kitwe have been arrested for allegedly insulting and beating a semi-naked woman on suspicion that she had sexual affairs with their husbands. Police spokesperson Esther Katongo said the two women were arrested in connection with the incident which was filmed and posted on social media. In the […]

Thieves Who Stole K1.3 Million From ATM Jailed 25 Years

Thieves Who Stole K1.3 Million From ATM Jailed 25 Years

The Kitwe High Court has sentenced five men to 20 and 25 years imprisonment with hard labour for stealing over K1.3 million from an Automated Teller Machine (ATM). Livingstone High Court Judge Chilombo Phiri meted out the sentence yesterday after she found all the five accused persons involved guilty of the offence. This is in […]

We Were Tortured By Lev Leviev, Lumfwanyama Residents

Lumfwanyama residents complain about Levi Leviev a partner at Gemcanton for torturing the local people and denying them a share of their investment. This is the same Lev Leviev being interrogated for smuggling diamonds in Israel.