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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

ACC Arrest former Mayor of Choma over land corruption

General News ACC Arrest former Mayor of Choma over land corruption

The Anti-Corruption Commission in Choma has arrested a former Mayor of Choma for Conflict of interest in a matter involving allocation of plots.

Mr. Professor Mwaanga, 46, of Silukiya Village in Choma has been charged with one count of conflict of interest contrary to Section 28(2) of the Anti-Corruption Act No. 3 of 2012 of the Laws of Zambia.

Details of the offence are that on dates unknown but between 1st January, 2015 and 31st December 2017 in Choma, Mwaanga, being a public officer, namely Mayor of Choma Municipal Council, jointly and whilst acting together with other persons, failed to declare interest in writing when he took part in the selection process for allocation of plots in which his wife Dainess Maingaila was an applicant.

Mwaanga has since been released on bond and will appear in Court on 17th April 2019.

This is according to a statement issued to the media by ACC Corporate Affairs Manager Jonathan Siame.

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  1. Why is this happening in HH region only. What about other Mayors and Councillors in other regions? Kitwe, Luanshya, Kasama, Solwezi Chipata etc. ? Check them also.

    • Good job ACC. Keep arresting them. Time to sweep the country clean. Arrest all these crooks. Also go after the big fish too. No entertaining corruption in Zambia. Good job guys.

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