ZAMBIA- A FEMALE Accountant of Lusaka has been arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) for money laundering activities involving over K500, 000.
Deborah Mwila Kabila, 34, of House No. 49, Nyumba Yanga in Lusaka has been arrested for theft by public servant and money laundering, contrary to the laws of Zambia.
According to a press statement issued by the commission to local media in Zambia, particulars of the offence are that Deborah Mwila Kabila on dates unknown but between 1st January, 2018 and 30th November, 2018 in her capacity as a payroll and payment officer at a named financial institution created various fictitious transactions amounting to K507, 157.13 which she transferred to four personal accounts and to her mother’s account held at the same institution she was working for.
The Commission has further revealed that the suspect further acquired two motor vehicles, a Mercedes Benz C200, a Honda Civic and used part of the stolen funds to construct a semi-detached house up to roof-level in Chalala.
And the suspect has since been released on Police bond and will appear in court soon.
Source : Mwebantu