EX PF MP Bowman Lusambo arrested in Zambia


FORMER Patriotic Front (PF) Kabushi Law maker Bowman Lusambo has been arrested and charged with being in possession of a single story four bedroom house reasonably suspected to be proceeds of crime.

Mr Lusambo who is a die hard PF member has been charged with other person’s unknown for the said offence.

Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) head of corporate communications Timothy Moono said Mr Lusambo has since been released on police bond and will appear in court soon.

“Mr Bowman Lusambo of Lusaka’s Chamba Valley area has been charged with one count of being in possession of a property reasonably suspected to be proceeds of crime contrary to section 71 sub section (1) of the Forfeiture of Proceeds of Crime Act Number 19 of 2010.

Details are that on unknown dates ,but between May 1st, 2015 and December 31st, 2021 Bowman Lusambo jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown did possess property number F/609/E/44/B/9 comprising of a single story four-bedroom house and a guest wing located in Chamba Valley, property reasonably suspected of being proceeds of crime,” he said.

Meanwhile, the Commission has arrested and jointly charged a director for National School of Government Sineva Kabenja and director of Finance Public Service Management Division (PSMD) Fides Muntengwa for corruption involving K20,000.

He said Mr Kabenja 48, of Chalala area and Fides Kalangwa Muntegwa 54, of plot No. 26663, Lilayi in Lusaka have been jointly charged with one count of Willful Failure to follow applicable Procedures or Guidelines relating to procurement.

“Details are that in October 2021 in Mongu,Kabenja and Mutengwa being Public Officers namely Assistant Secretary and Principal Accountant at Western Provincial Administration, willfully failed to comply with applicable procedures or guidelines relating to the incurring of public expenditure, when they signed a payment of K20,000.00 an open Cheque Number 002907 to a named Hardware in Mongu for building materials which were not supplied The duo have since been released on bond and will appear before court soon,” he said.


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Robert Ngwira
Robert Ngwira
Attended Our Future Private Secondary School in Rumphi from 2006-2009 Holder of Diploma in Journalism from Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ) Hobbies, reading newspapers, going out with friends, listening to radio and watching football. Email: info@faceofmalawi.com


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