ACC arrests teacher, businessman for corruption

By Staff Reporter

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested a Choma-based businessman and a teacher in Shesheke for corrupt practices involving K15 000.

ACC public relations manager Timothy Moono said Monde Simalumba, 28, a teacher of Sabelo residential area in Shesheke, and Odrich Moonga Hanamwinga, 46, of Chandamali compound in Choma were arrested and jointly charged with one count of disposing of property under restriction notice contrary to the law.

“Particulars of the offence are that Simalumba and Hanamwinga, on dates unknown but between 1st August 2015 and 31st January 2016 in Choma of the Southern Province, Zambia, jointly and whilst acting together, disposed of a motor vehicle that was under restriction notice namely Mazda Premacy, Registration No. ABX 2449 at a price of K15, 000.00 without the consent of the Director-General of the Anti-Corruption Commission,” said Moono in a statement on Friday.

He stated that the duo has since been released on bond and would appear in court soon.