9.5 C
Alba Iulia
Friday, September 25, 2020

Police officer arrested for giving false information

General News Police officer arrested for giving false information

ACC spokesperson Timothy Moono
ACC spokesperson Timothy Moono

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested a police officer in Ndola for allegedly giving false information in a case involving former Copperbelt Province Police Commissioner Mary Tembo.

Frederick Kabungo, 48, a Deputy District Criminal Investigations Officer of house number K18 in Kansenshi police camp, has been charged with one count of knowingly misleading officers of the ACC by giving a false statement contrary to section 63 (b) of the ACC Act number 3 of 2012.

Details of the offense are that on dates unknown but between July 1, 2013 and March 31, 2014 in Kitwe and Lusaka, Kabungo misled ACC officers when he gave them false statements regarding his involvement and knowledge of the circumstances surrounding the change of ownership of a Toyota Corolla registration number AAX 5716 from Grizzly Mining Limited into the names of former Copperbelt Police Commissioner Mary Tembo.

In a statement availed to media in Lusaka today, ACC Public Relations Manager, Timothy Moono said this was in a matter related to the arrest of the former Copperbelt Police Commissioner Mary Tembo.

Ms. Tembo was arrested and charged with two counts of abuse of authority of office contrary to section 21(1)(b) of the ACC Act number 3 of 2012.

Mr. Moono said Kabungo appeared in court on December 23, 2014 for plea and will appear in court again on January for commencement of

5 COMMENTS

    • A crime remains a crime until the offender is proved innocency of committing a crime. Mlandu siwola. Mulandu tauligwi cucu. Pursue the offenders and punish her/him.

Comments are closed.

- Advertisement -
Loading...
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Sub-Saharan Africa gets US$2.6 million in healthcare electrification grant

The Power Africa through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced a grant totaling over US$2.6...

CEC committed to ploughing back to the community

Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) Senior Manager for Social and Economic Development, Dorcas Mvula says her firm is committed to carrying out Corporate Social Responsibility...

Government implements project to reduce child marriage

Ministry of Gender Permanent Secretary Sastone Silomba said Zambia has been implementing the India, Brazil, South Africa (IBSA) pilot project aimed at reducing child...

Minister of Finance Unveils a K119.6 Billion Proposed 2021 National Budget

Finance Minister Bwalya Ng’andu has unveiled a K119 billion proposed National Budget for 2021 aimed at laying a foundation for economic recovery, safeguarding livelihoods...

2021 Full Budget Speech By Finance Minister

Mr Speaker, I beg to move that the House do now resolve into Committee of Supply on the Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure for...

More Articles In This Category