Ex-PS Sinyangwe Goes In For 12 Months

Ex-PS Sinyangwe Goes In For 12 Months

LUSAKA magistrate Lameck Mwale has sentenced former Cabinet Office permanent secretary Anne Sinyangwe to 12 months simple imprisonment in a case where she illegally awarded a procurement contract worth over K80, 000. Sinyangwe was convicted two weeks ago and sentence was reserved to yesterday to allow the defence to produce medical documents to support her […]

George Mpombo’s Son May Face Death Penalty For Murder

The Ndola High Court has found former defence Minister George Mpombo’s son guilty of murder and aggravated robbery. Ndola judge in charge Emelia Sunkutu found George Mpombo junior guilty of murdering his 17 year old girlfriend Ruth Phiri who he shot and later beheaded. Judge Sunkuntu also found the juvenile guilty of attempting to rob […]

General Kanene Still On The Run

General Kanene Still On The Run

Police in Lusaka have failed to apprehend Zambian Musician Clifford Dimba commonly known as General Kanene who has been at large since he was dragged to court for beating up his wife. When the matter came up for return of bench warrant before Lusaka Magistrate Faidess Hamaundu, the state told the court that Kanene’s arrest […]

Court Convicts Lusaka Man For illegally Operating a Pharmacy

Court Convicts Lusaka Man For illegally Operating a Pharmacy

THE Lusaka Magistrates’ Court has convicted a man of Bauleni Compound and fined him K1, 200 in.default serve five months imprisonment for operating an illegal pharmacy. Chishala Chibamba pleaded guilty to a charge of operating an illegal pharmacy before Lusaka magistrate Sheila Mweene. Chibamba told magistrate Mweene that he had no lawful justification to operate […]

5 Arrested In Reign Of Terror

5 Arrested In Reign Of Terror

POLICE have arrested five people and recovered 12 herds of cattle in the latest orgy of terror in Kalabo district of Western Province following the death of two people shot dead by cattle raiders. Hundreds of villagers are this week reported to have abandoned their fields and fled from the farming area in Libonda ward […]

3 Members Of The Sam Family Arrested For Murder

3 Members Of The Sam Family Arrested For Murder

POLICE in Muchinga have arrested three people of the same family for allegedly having brutally murdered Benson Mwansa aged 83 of Chinkumba village in Shiwang’andu district of Muchinga Province. Zambia Police Public Relations Officer Esther Mwaata Katongo has told Mwebantu in a statement and also identified the suspects as Joseph Chibuye aged 23, Justin Chibuye […]

Police: Thief Burnt To Death By Lusaka Mob

Police: Thief Burnt To Death By Lusaka Mob

POLICE have opened a case of murder after a suspected criminal was burnt to death by an angry mob in John Laing early this morning. Police Public Relations Officer Esther Mwaata Katongo has disclosed to Mwebantu that a man identified as Kelly Mupayi aged 31 years of John Laing; unknown house number was found dead […]

DEC Arrest Farmer For Trafficking In 2Kg O Cannabis

DEC Arrest Farmer For Trafficking In 2Kg O Cannabis

Lusaka, Tuesday 29th November, 2016 – The Drug Enforcement Commission in Eastern Province has arrested a small-scale farmer in Lundazi District for trafficking in 1.9 Tonnes of cannabis. Robert Gondwe, 57, of Gondwe farm in Lundazi District has been arrested for trafficking in 1.9 Tonnes of loose cannabis contrary to the Laws of Zambia. Gondwe […]

Over US$900,000 Counterfeit Notes Seized In Kabwe

Over US$900,000 Counterfeit Notes Seized In Kabwe

THE Drug Enforcement Commission in Central Province has arrested three businessmen in Kabwe for being in possession of over 900, 000 United States Dollars counterfeit notes. Tyson Musemuna, 44, of House No. MW118 in Ndola; Simon Mwape, 39, of House No. 162 Jomo Area in Mufulira, and Douglas Chola, 51, of Plot No C6152 Kasanda […]

Police Arrest Ex-Minister, Witchdoctor

Police Arrest Ex-Minister, Witchdoctor

POLICE in Masaiti have arrested former Cabinet minister Gabriel Namulambe along with a witchdoctor and charged the duo with criminal trespass. Copperbelt commissioner of police Charity Katanga and Masaiti district commissioner Nebart Matatiyo yesterday confirmed the arrest of the former Mpongwe legislator and a witchdoctor only identified as Kolopa. “Police in Masaiti have opened a […]

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