According to creditors list released by Post Newspapers Provisional Liquidator Lewis Mosho of Lewis Mosho and associates, the newspaper company owes among other entities Investrust Bank Plc, NAPSA, Development Bank of Zambia and the Zambia Revenue Authority.
The list shows that the 187 million excludes employee claims.
And Mr Mosho has written to Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja claiming that the Mast Newspaper is infringing copyright owned by the Post Newspaper.
He claimed that some unscrupulous people have rebranded the Post Newspaper as the Mast and are publishing, selling and marketing the newspaper under the name of Mast.
“Publication of the Mast constitutes copyright infringement of the Post Newspaper (In liquidation) and violates the Copyright and Performances Rights Act of, Chapter 406 of the Laws of Zambia. The activity also amounts to fraud on the creditors of the Post Newspapers in liquidation,” the letter read.
Mr Mosho has since asked the Office of the Inspector General to investigate the matter of all persons involved in the production, publication and distribution of the Mast Newspaper.