First Lady imposter gets two years imprisonment

By Staff Reporter

 

A 26 year old man of Solwezi’s Kyawama Township has been sentenced to two years with hard labour by the Solwezi Magistrate Court after he was found guilty of impersonating First Lady Esther Lungu.

 

Reagan Maluso 26, has been sentenced to 30 months imprisonment with hard labour after he was charged with six counts of obtaining money by false pretences.

 

Particulars of the matter were that, Maluso did create a fake Facebook account impersonating First Lady Esther Lungu contrary to the laws of Zambia.

 

Maluso is alleged to have swindled unsuspecting members of the public using fake Facebook account on the pretext that they will access empowerment programs from the office of the First Lady.

 

Solwezi Principal Resident Magistrate Davies Chibwili found Maluso guilty and convicted him accordingly.