The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested a Police Officer with the Zambia Police Service and a Lusaka City Council Police Officer for corrupt practices involving K2 million.
The Commission arrested and charged Sub Inspector George Kankuli, 49, of house number 24/40 in Kanyama East, Lusaka, a Police Officer with the Zambia Police Service, based at Lusaka Central Police Station for one count of corrupt practices by public officers.
The Commission also nabed Sub Inspector Tobias Mtonga, 40, of house number D65 of Chawama Compound in Lusaka, a Police Officer with Lusaka City Council, for the same count.
ACC Public Relations manager Timonthy Moono disclosed the development in a statement made available to ZANIS today.
He said the duo are alledged to have corruptly solicited for K2 million and received K1,350,000 cash from Brian Sekete, as a bribe in order for them to discontinue a case in which Sekete was found in possession of liquor in his warehouse without a licence.
Mr. Moono said the two have since been released on police bond and will appear in court soon.
And the commission has also arrested a Head Teacher at Chamba Valley Basic School for one count of theft by public servant.
Peter Hapuku, is alleged to have stolen one computer in 2005, belonging to Chamba Valley Basic School.
In a related development, ACC in Kasama have arrested a Court Clerk and an Assistant Court Clerk at Mungwi Local Court for soliciting for K100, 000 and actually receiving K150, 000 cash as a bribe.
Joseph Bwalya Mulenga, 42, of Kungululu Farms Mungwi, a Court Clerk and Simon Simukonda, 44, of house no. 8, Mungwi Location in Mungwi, an Assistant Court Clerk who were arrested last week have been charged for one count of corrupt practices by public officers .
Mr. Moono said the arrest followed corruption allegations against the above officers that they were initially soliciting for K100, 000 which they later increased to K150, 000 as an inducement or reward for themselves facilitated obtaining of a favorable ruling for the complaint from the Court Justice.