Honorable Mrs. Walusiku yesterday convicted and sentenced Joseph Sinfukwe, 45, a Driving Instructor with Galaxy Driving School Limited to 18 months with hard with effect from 10th March 2008.
Sinfukwe was arrested on 28th January 2008 by the Anti Corruption Commission and charged for one count of corrupt practices by private person contrary to section 31(1) and 41 of the Anti Corruption Commission Act No. 42 of 1996.
Details of the offence were that, Sinfukwe, a Driving Instructor at Galaxy Driving School Limited corruptly solicited for K 300,000 from Mbomena Shabiyemba, between 1st February 2008 and 10th March 2008 in Lusaka.
The money was an inducement or reward for himself in order to facilitate the acquisition of a driving license for Shabiyemba, a matter or transaction which concerned the Road Traffic and Safety Agency (RTSA).
This is according to a release from the Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC)signed by its Public Relations Officer Timothy Moono.