The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested Jacob Nkomoki, an Acting Director from the Zambia Meteorological Department (ZMD) Joseph Kanyanga, and three others for corrupt practices involving over 49, 000 Euros.
Nkomoki, 58, a retiree of Plot no. 11 Airport Road, Mukufute Mukelebai, 60, a retiree and currently a farmer of House No. 100 Mongu Airport Compound, Oversease Mwangase, 59, retired, of plot No. 15570/M/U Chalala Hillview, Lusaka, and Kanyanga, 53, of Plot No 1245, Katope Street, Chelstone, Lusaka, an Acting Director at the Zambia Meteorological Department have each been charged with one Count of Corrupt Practices by Public Officer contrary to Section 19 (1) of the Anti-Corruption Act No. 3 of 2012.
Details are that the four, on unknown dates but between 1st July 2014 and 1st Novemebr 2015 in Lusaka, being public officers employed at the Zambia Meteorological Department, corruptly solicited for K 12, 459 Euros cash each as gratification from GBMS Engineering LTD as an inducement or reward in order to sign the completion statement for the works that were awarded to GBMS Ltd based on contract No. BM21D 2011997672, a matter or transaction concerning the Zambia Meteorological Department under the Ministry of Communication and Transport, a public body.
The four were arrested yesterday and have since been released on bond. They will appear in Court on 12th July 2017.
This is according to the press release by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Public Relations Manager Timothy Moono.