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Kambwili arrested, to spend night in police cells

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Chishimba Kambwili on arrival at Woodlands Police Station

Police in Lusaka have arrested Roan PF Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili and charged him with 37 counts of being in possession of money reasonably suspected to be proceeds of crime.

The outspoken NDC Political Consultant has also been slapped with two counts of obtaining pecuniary advantage.

Mr. Kambwili has been detained at Woodlands Station and has been denied police bond.

He will appear in court tomorrow.

Mr Kambwili’s lawyer Christopher Mundia has confirmed the arrest to Journalists in Lusaka.

When he was being led to the police cells, and Kambwili was heard complaining about the poor state of police cells.

Chishimba Kambwili with his supporters on arrival at Woodlands Police Station

79 COMMENTS

  1. Can someone explain to me why most politicians who disagree with whoever is the president of Zambia at the time always lands in jail? It’s a pattern us citizens witness over and over again.
    Ps.If Stormy Daniels was in Zambia,her and her lawyer would have been arrested along time ago!! and all media outlets except fox news would be closed. Even with a moron for a President(according to Rex Tillerson),America is still free ..can’t we do better?

    • Current crop of government leaders should make sure that Woodlands police station is 5 star accommodation. Just in case they use the facility after leaving the government job. Just say..

    • All that ill gained wealth Kambwili has will be spent on his healthcare in South Africa and Lawyers in Zambia. Karma is a bi.tch.

    • we cant because our institutions are extremely weak,in Zambia and Africa in general Presidents have more power than the institutions that are supposed to provide the checks…until this is sorted we should get used to politicians harassing each other…

    • Will Kambwili fit in those small cells at woodland?

      While I agree that he should be prosecuted for theft, Lungu and his corrupt ministers should be as well.

    • Some maroons here will deliberately forget that ck issue started when he was still a cabinet minister. Upnd through their kids zwd exposed cks corruption. Ecl dropped him to answer to those charges and the buffoon instead of playing it smart he started insulting ecl which case later saw him expelled from the party. This buffoon brought alk this on himself.
      To all under5s here ck issues started before he left govt when he was still a bootlicker for pf and ecl not after.

    • Its funny how lawmaker BUFFOON CK is complaining about the state of the prisons …the same way Hakainde was complaining about the appalling of correctional facilities yet they do nothing when they are released. I have seen Woodlands Police Station its an eyesore and has not changed for 30 years. Its the same with these in leadership today who are reckless spending millions on overpriced things like Parliamentary Committee Allowances, Ambulances, Fire Trucks, Roads etc instead of investing in our Police Services …5 years from now do not be surprised when they complain.

    • Such intimidations were used on President Sata when in opposition but Zambian people were not stupid to understand that RB was doing that as Sata was a threat. It didn’t work if anything made president Sata become even stronger. The PF is using failed methods that cannot win them elections. Memories are still fresh HH was and continues to be persecuted because he is a threat to PF. Lungu is the worst junior dictator in Southern Africa but it won’t take him anywhere.

    • When CK posted a birthday cake written CK-2021, that when his downfall started. Lungu saw the photo & shortly after that fired CK so that he wouldn’t challenge him for PF presidential candidacy. Lungu is an evil Malawian snake.

      CK is not the only corrupt/wealthy PF minister. Actually ALL PF ministers are corrupt & wealthy with stolen money.

      Anyway I have no pity for racists, tribalists, nepotists etc.

      Just go to You.tube & search for Dununa reverse rally chingola to view video of CK spewing tribal hate speech against Tongas.

    • Let the innocent suffer at the hands of the evil men, but when time for the real criminals to suffer comes, they will need diapers for defecation because they will suffer a 1000 times more and will regret the day they were born.

    • Waste of time and government resources. We should improve as a country to stop such nonsense. As much as I don’t like Kambwili and Whynter who abused office. This is not Justifiable by EL and His Team. Shows Childishness.

    • Really; why are such things happening in Zambia? Time for reckoning is coming when these thugs in the pf govt. will face the music once out of power. All is well ba Kambwili. God is in control. Nothing just happens. Have courage and be of good cheer.

    • African politics is very vicious and it bites. Therefore those in opposition need to develop a thick skin and pray for God’s protection. While politicians in progressive societies are debating real issues for the greater good, the African politicians are busying themselves with trivialities / nonsense. Where are we going? Shameful

    • OOOOH NOW I SEE, SO ALL THOSE ACCUSATIONS AND LOUD RANTS WERE JUST KICKS OF A DYING HORSE: EFFORTS TO REMOVE AUTHORITIES OFF HIS SHOULDERS. HOW IRONIC.
      “”””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””
      The dirty and poor conditions of jail cells are the usual face of penitentiaries in Zambia. Double h promised his fellow prisoners then that he would do something about it, alas …. The guy has forgotten now that he wallows in his sofa enjoying the chilling blow from his supposedly SAMSUNG air-con installation in his lounge. We are all candidates of those prisons by design or misplacement of justice. It begins with the former detainee, double h, please adopt one prison facility preferably…

    • Too much power is a danger to yourself, the same people who used to call Mugabe “Cremora,” “Son of God”, “The Anointed” are the same people who are calling for his expulsion from ZANU PF. Current President should learn a lesson that those who surround you and corrupt you with a number of flatteries are the same people who may put you under house arrest in future.

    • We are fed up with this behavior which is recycled all the time by all political parties that are ruling. It just shows how corrupt they are because those in the ruling party are never harassed unless they fall out of favour. This is inherent immorality. And the basterds call themselves a Christian nation. What cosmetic labelling of satanism!

  2. I called it with Mwanawasa, then I called it with Banda and I called with Sata

    I will do it again.

    Kambwili will be the next Zambian president.

    I know it, I hold a PhD.

    Thanks

    BB2014,2016

    • He will never be the president but I can’t support this selective injustice lungu is practicing on him. Its a bully’s way of demanding fear not respect among those he actually fears. HH was locked up to bully him. Now its Kambwili

  3. the law is deaf and blind when you are in tune with them. but once you disagree with them suddenly they open their eyes and ears and noses and whatever senses they deem necessary

  4. Its about time because this man thought he was invisible. Check all his accounts in the country and abroad. In the UK investigate his wife and kids and ask the UK government to give consent into their bank accounts. If one’s resources are more than what they earn should raise eye brows. On his salary he could afford to pay his children’s tuition, accommodation, living expenses, medication and luxury expenses plus his own lavish lifestyle in Zambia? Houston…. we have a problem. Where did he get money to build Kambwili Estates? He is charging tenants rent so the question is….. is he paying taxes? What about his other businesses? Has he been paying taxes all these years? He needs to provided receipts and invoices of all works done, contractors, business licences etc.

    • Concerned Citizen
      You speak well and ordinarily in normal circumstances one should agree.But these are not normal circurmstances we are watching thieves catching a thief.Now that he is no longer part of them the presidential teaching “..ububomba mwibala alya mwibala..” does not apply to him.
      He has even been told to apologies to Kampyongo and Bokani over 42 by 42.
      We are living in sad times whose only gratification is that we hope the elecorate can be more responsible.

  5. Seems effective investigations are only targeted on those against ubuteko. Welcome to democratic republic of PF.

    • This will never change until we as a people tackle the governance issues …no African leader will relinquish control of these wings unless the people force it through even Hakainde must not cheat you..its a cycle of tit for tat.

  6. Kambwili must tell us the source of funds for the more than 40 flats he has constucted at Kitwe-Mufulira junction in Ndola.

  7. “As he was being led to the cells, Kambwili was heard complaining about the poor state of Police cells”
    Moral of the story is, all those plundering State resources, & abusing office, Kaiser, Chimpyongo, Jona, Bowman, “apa peve muyanganepo”, & fix those cells & prisons, as the day is fast approaching when these penal blocks will be your bedrooms

  8. David verses Goliath, Kambwili verses Tayali. Tayali is a very bad boy, now he wants to go for Zayelo. It’s difficult to sympathize with Kambwili, he’s incorrigible, given an opportunity he can insult all of us. Ati nshili wakunyelako amasushi, whatever he meant. We are just waiting to see how he will get himself out of this as he claims to be tough and intelligent

  9. Obtaining pecuniary advantage and conduct likely to deprive the poor of money by way of theft is the main charge here.

  10. I personally hope that one day one of these buggers dies maybe,just maybe our dull characters shall know the possible repercussions of such f00lishness.Firstly the arresting officer would be in problems then our dull “..leaders..” would know that they will have to answer for the death

  11. Why are people talking about his money when they never talked about it in 2002. Go into history and you will see that his wealth from as early as 2000 has been increasing

  12. It’s completely un necessary to deny bond to a person of a known fixed abode and one that took himself to police. It’s all about making someone sleep in jail and tomorrow they will say police failed to take him to court so he spends the weekend in cells. Let’s grow up in our Governance, this is pure abuse. By saying this we do not have any opinions on the merits or demerits of his charges. We are only concerned that people spend time in jail before they are sentenced for no good reasons.

  13. I think President Lungu doesn’t have political strategy and foresight. He has just handed HH victory in 2021, mark my words. The stage is set for UPND and NDC to work together while copperbelt and northern province will slowly start tilting towards HH. The President should stop this business of persecuting his rivals during the Easter period which Christians hold so dear. HH now needs to focus his mobilisation on the copperbelt and northern province as the time is so ripe. This persecution of Kambwili is a blessing in disguise, let him wholeheartedly reach out to NDC so that they consolidate the numbers.

    • Stop with nonsensical superstitions. So what if anyone does anything on Easter? It’s evill not because its done on easter but because its wrong

  14. There it is…..we have said the only crime CK has committed is bullying the mines to give him contracts……he used to warn the mines that they are decampaining PF if they do not give him contracts….period.

    This is only evidence they have if that is a crime. Ck did not steal outright like lungu is doing…..

    Ck keep stròng…lungu will fail.

    • When did you stop reading zwd badala. Just go in there archives and you’ll be surprised how much wrongs were exposed by your media. Unless you’re telling us you lied to us about all those golf course stories. If you say you lied then even the 42 fire trucks are but one of your kids stories.

  15. I told you that they’ll now seize Kambwili by the balls and he’ll squeal like a pig. Why does Kambwili walk like that? At first I used to suspect that he had just undergone an MC, now it seems he went for enlargement. Ati Consultant. This scatter head is just another disaster who has total disrespect for the law. Lets see how he is going to survive these 37 counts slapped on him. Courts will now be his playing ground and lawyers will such him dry. CK azalila like a pig!!!!
    Welcome to the doza, where the jail captain is equivalent to the UPND President in terms of power and privileges enjoyed.

  16. This habit of rushing to form parties when you realise that your days for corruption are numbered should come to an end. We should now pass this stage those crying foul for being arrested because of their corruption should just own up. Kambwili is not the fiercest critique of ECL, Kambwili is just a frightened corrupt individual who knows that his corrupt activities are coming out and will haunt him. Too late papa Kambwili. The head of state knows about his corrupt activities and that is why Kambwili was fired in the first place. So Kambwili mwaiche own up. Ukosefye.

  17. The PF can be so dull at times. Kambwili has always wanted to be arrested, being arrested as a politcian is free marketing for a person. All presidents in Zambia have been arrested before except I think Rupiah Banda

    • Which presidents? KK was arrested after so was ftj. Levy , RB and Ecl were never arrested. I think even sata never spent his nights in prison. Those spending nights in prison are not presidential materials and we shouldn’t even waste our energies on them.

    • Both of you do not seem to follow things ardently: RB was arrested with KK during the Zero Option fiasco, and Levy once locked up Sata on an un-bailable motor theft case.

  18. Zambian politics demonstrated nowadays, na comedy yabena pikilon,difficulty,kasaka, mwinemushi are less comic than what is happening ruling the country with inferiority complexes.We should not fear instead we should fear itself.
    Unnecessary arrests in this mother Zambia country are not called for. If
    Our president was my uncle, I was going to write to him that 1.unnessary arrests could make him unpopular
    2.most Zambian voters are into very small scale businesses rather street vending this was the same reason why the late MCS, may he soul rest in peace, was ushered in power. He always sided with the commoner, vendors. I think to get advice from the wife can be more beneficial than from Bakandile muselakwakaba.PF
    was supposed to rule for @0 solid yrs. provided not one person. Its better…

  19. Ba Lungu bwafya.He is too corrupt.2021 he will be arrested for corruption.He has now enermies from the north and sounth.U can’t start arresting abantu besu.Where were u when kambwili was in PF?Why u never arrested him?The president sells mukula.He has failed to explain who procured the fire truck and ambulances.He thinks in this modern world he can win an elections when ifwe from north say noooo to crazness?Bwana lungu capwafye mulekakwa.You’ll win eatern province ifwe twakana corruption yenu.We supported u and kambwili did a lot otherwise nga mwalilusa imwe ba lungu.We did not want the legacy of sata to die but since you don’t like Sata’s legacy u’re going.We never liked u but ba Sata and PF.How do u only arrest opposition leaders and pipo against you?Kwena bufotini in this modern…

  20. It sems Lungu has no advirsors at all or the man drinks too much that he can’t really think.Pipo are very annoyed with these boreholes issue again u start arresting kambwili twatemwa ifwe kulubemba.ilecimona imwe kambuya.We warned that we can arrest all these fake bemba speaking people like abena mutati,kapyongo,miles sampa but imbwili ifwe twailitemwa.If u told us that he was corrupt when he was in govt we would have undertood but we saw it even during appointments of ministers.Kambwili was the last due to pressure from us PF members.We know that u have kambwili bcoz he was becoming popular than imwe ba Lungu.To tell the truth u’ll win only win Eatern province.PF will come third in 2021.mark my word ba Lungu.We have even started telling our pipo in northen,luapula,muchinga,cb and parts…

    • MOSCOW(OP)
      WE ARE THINKING THE SAME AND A LOT MORE.LUNGU WILL CRY.KAMBWILI IS ONE OF THE PF FOUNDERS AND IT DIRESPECFUL TO TREAT HIM LIKE THIS.
      I HAVE SAID IT BEFORE THAT LUNGU HAS A HEART OF A SNAKE.HE DOES NOT CARE AND APPRECIATE.
      IT IS TIME FOR MCS LOVERS TO REVOLT AGAINST LUNGU ESPECIALLY PEOPLE FROM THE NORTH,LET US COME AND TEACH THIS KOSWE MU MPOTO A GOOD LESSON IN 2021.
      SURELY,HOW CAN HE TREAT KAMBWILI LIKE THIS AFTER ALL WHAT HE DID TO HIM.
      KAMBWILI IS NOT THE ONE WHO SUNG AT BA KOSWE MU MPOTO.IT IS PILATO AND FOLLOW HIM AND LEAVE CK ALONE.YOU FEAR KAMBWILI BECAUSE OF HIS POPULARITY AND NOW YOU WANT TO IMPLICATE HIM IN SILLY CASES.
      YOU HAVE LEFT PEOPLE WHO NEVER SUFFERED FOR PF TO BE ENJOYING THE SWEATS OF WINTER,KAMBWILI AND OTHERS.
      WHAT IS THAT DORA AND BOWMAN HAS DONE…

  21. we ifya ku eastern muli finangwa fimbuya.Do u want power or mulima fotini imwe ba ku chipata ?How u arrest kambwili?Tamwaishiba ati 70% of PF members in Luapula,northern,muchinga and CB love kambwili.Do u have intteligence in yo party.Kwe ba Lungu don’t think we voted for you bcoz we love u but we wanted change .We never wanted PF to die and we never wanted PF to be succeded by a bembaaaaaaaa.We know how to play the cards well.2021 u’ll going to chipata.We are changing the govt with NDC.Mark my words if kambwili will be alive he gonna be president of Zambia.Imwela naucinja.Viva NDC and imbwil yesu

  22. we ifya ku eastern muli finangwa fimbuya.Do u want power or mulima fotini imwe ba ku chipata ?How u arrest kambwili?Tamwaishiba ati 70% of PF members in Luapula,northern,muchinga and CB love kambwili.Do u have intteligence in yo party.Kwe ba Lungu don’t think we voted for you bcoz we love u but we wanted change .We never wanted PF to die and we never wanted PF to be succeded by a bembaaaaaaaa.We know how to play the cards well.2021 u’ll going to chipata.We are changing the govt with NDC.Mark my words if kambwili will be alive he gonna be president of Zambia.Imwela naucinja.Viva NDC and imbwil yesu……aqqkkaa

  23. Foolishness…hounding political opponents….is total stupidity at its best……!!!! CK remains innocent till proven guilty…no doubt he will come out strong….!!!! Chapona insoni ebuntu….morals, ethical leadership, political tolerance, clean governance and a corrupt free Zambia is what Zambians need. Not persecuting upright leaders….te chalo chaka wiso!!!!

  24. CONT
    IN PF TO BE TREATED LIKE KINGS.
    I WILL NEVER VOTE FOR LUNGU AND I KNOW ALOT OF PEOPLE ARE NOT HAPPY ABOUT THIS.
    LUNGU WILL COME AND CRY.

  25. Kambwili isn’t my favourite politician but I do not wish him ill. If the police have good reason to arrest, charge and prosecute him, it’s their duty to do that but why detain him? The cells are congested and should only be for those suspects of no fixed abode and are likely to flee from justice. I’m not a Christian but I can’t do this sort of thing to another human being but the behaviour of supposed God’s people baffles me.

  26. Ati, “… obtaining pecuniary advantage” The PF government does that to the Zambian populace everyday.

  27. How many people with less charges are in prison today without bail?
    This fat neck used to insult the President with impunity and you all kept quite like stolen chicken in a wet sack aside from hardcore shonongonigans who were applauding and the Fake News outlets carrying headlines. I remember the punch for punch rhetoric on a daily basis meanwhile Boma is gathering evidence for his misdeeds. Tondolo musuma.

  28. The unfolding of the script “We are in the know that you have a dossier on Lungu and the entire cabinet starting from very big tips from Avic International, Petroleum suppliers and so on.
    Ba Kambwili where you around the time Paul Tembo was assasinated by the Chiluba regime? to be fair,  assasinated by Chiluba? Paul Tembo was an emissary for Chiluba’s third term. He went round the country dishing out money campaigning for Chiluba. What he did not know is that Chiluba had a line up. He wanted Kavindele to be his Vice. Paul Tembo was National Treasurer but thought he would be Chiluba’s vice . Whilst campaigning for Chiluba, Tembo was also campaigning for himself for the Position of Vice President meanwhile using ” Chiluba’s” resources. When the MMD convention started at Mulungushi in…

  29. Continued
    When the MMD convention started at Mulungushi in Kabwe, Chiluba told Kavindele to vie for the position of Vice President.
    Paul Tembo also stood on the same position despite Chiluba discouraging him. He won the elections but Chiluba had to rig by one vote and Tembo was very annoyed. He called for a Press Briefing to Spill the Beans.
    Did he spill the beans? NO. He was assasinated the day before the briefing.

  30. HH OVAL HEAD, Your facts are impaired by some kind of a virus; KK, FTJ, RB and MCS have all been in jail for perceived political crimes, the exceptions are of course LPM and ECL; these two guys are filler-presidents coalesced for expediency. FTJ thought he would call shots from behind; PF vanguards (Pro Sata Bemba-Clique) also thought they could manipulate ECL for their evil schemes. Both functionaries have ended up in total disillusionment.
    FACT: LPM and ECL are Lawyers and manipulating them is surely a toll-order; maybe PF could try Barman Bootlicker Lusambo or Kaizer Jeffson Zulu for a change if they manage to beyond 2021.

  31. From the comments here, Zambians would seem like they are thieves by birth. They want Kambwili to be let free so that Lungu and team will not be prosecuted. Only thieves think like this. Your blood has stealing DNA. If Kambwili stole let him face the law. If Lungu is stealing his time will come.

    • WE ARE NOT KIDS, ALL THIS IS MEANT TO INTEMIDATE ZAMBIAN’S FROM ASKING QUESTIONS ABOUT CORRUPTION, MONEY LAUNDERING, TAX EVASION…
      Anti-graft prosecutors in Peru on Wednesday asked a judge to bar President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski from leaving the South American country hours after he announced his resignation in the face of near-certain impeachment, a judiciary source told Reuters.
      Kuczynski denies wrongdoing and has promised to cooperate with a graft probe into his connections to Odebrecht, a Brazilian construction company that has acknowledged bribing officials across Latin America.

  32. It is amazing watching Zambian politics. If Kambwili is wrong the court will decid. But the charges are not straight because they are saying 37 counts of property suspected to be proceeds of crime. This entails that someone is jealous that Kambwili is one of the richest in Zambia and that the said property are located in strategic lands. This is unfortunate indeed.

    • If jealousy and envy seems to be generated from the head of the house/president, just know that the nation is going no way.

  33. People who think Lungu will loose in 2021 are dreaming. Politics is a game. Before 2021, we shall get rid of HH, by taking him out of the equation. We shall pass a law that those who have stood for 5 times as presidential candidates should never stand again. We are a democracy so we we shall say. Mean while arrest Kambwili, so that the Bemba-crique is disillusioned. Then the child of ”Shaka Edger Lungu wins. Don’t forget Shaka blood runs in eastern province people. We do it smartly. Bayete kosi, we shall be saluted

  34. This time us from the eastern province will only let the Zambian presidency go when we rule our two terms. We shall never accept what happened to RB. For now forget about Lungu loosing in 2021, it wont happen. We are descendant of Shaka Zulu, kingship is in our blood. That’s why wise men came from the east. In fact most educated people are either easterners or Lozis. I can give you facts, the first Zambian professor came from the east. Forget about HH. He wont make it.Forget about Kambwili, he is just a label among us. We are Shaka Zulus descendants. Salute us. Bayethe Nkosis

  35. Kambwili is lucky he was not arrested on a Friday late afternoon like RB used to do. Trust me, he would have needed medical attention on Monday had he been arrested on Friday. Good luck ba CK. I hope you knew what you were getting into.

  36. This is what happens when illiterates take over the instruments of power, they produce confusion. The PF breed of politicians has ruined this country. If you want to become president, you would think that making a connection with the electorate is the obvious thing to do but the likes of CK opt to insult and be-little the sitting government all in the name of democracy. When you are in the magic circle, you pull so many strings and suddenly you are out with no strings to pull so you decide to make so much unwarranted noises. Make sure you fly to England for a cup of tea like you once said when they release you from prison.

  37. The moment you stop bootlicking just know that your free days are numbered, that is how the game is played in Zambia. Lest you keep very quiet completely. Even Lusambo knows that bootlicking is the best and only way to survive the harsh political field in the country.

  38. Good morning Mr Kambwili, how was your night? Someone here says to become president you must spend a night in prison. If it’s true I see a complication here because HH also spent time in jail so which one of you two will make it and when?

  39. The ‘devils’ in power now are the same ‘angels’ who were in opposition not long ago. The same ministers who say their government is ‘squeaky clean’ now will turn around and tell us how corrupt it is when thrown out.

    There’s nothing new here. Most of our politicians on both sides of the political divide are corrupt and that is just their default settings.

    I pity people who spend all their energies trying to rout for this or that politician to be in power as if that will put bread on their table.

    • Exactly my line. …Put a labor union leader in office he changes. ..FTJ, Newstead Zimba, Liato, Nzoa, Nonde Simukoko mention them, they all changed. FTJ even weakened the unions by liberalization of unions. A human cannot serve another human before he serves himself.

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