The government has given a Seven-day amnesty to all individuals holding on to government vehicles to surrender them.
Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security, Jack Mwiimbu said that the amnesty starts, Tuesday, January 4th, 2022 and that government is aware of former Government officials, Parastatal organization leaders, political cadres, and members of the public who are illegally holding on to government motor vehicles.
Mr. Mwiimbu said that if they do not return the vehicles, security wings will institute investigations to recover all concealed motor vehicles and individuals, who will be found wanting will be arrested and charged for theft of motor vehicles.
Mr. Mwiimbu said that the new dawn administration is committed to the rule of law and will endeavour to recover all misappropriated properties of government and the people without abusing the law.
Mr Mwiimbu was speaking during a media briefing in Lusaka.
The Minister has also directed Inspector General of Police Lemmy Kajoba to ensure that foot and motorized patrols are intensified in Kabwata Constituency.
He said the political violence that characterized Kabwata constituency is regretted and police are advised to enforce instructions without discrimination.
Mr. Mwiimbu said the increase of police presence in the constituency is not meant to threaten any political party participating in the by election but to allow the police to react to incidences of violence on the spot.
He said political parties are advised to use mobile public address systems, distribution of flyers and any other political materials with minimal or NO contact with crowds in order to avert the escalating COVID-19 cases.
The people of Kabwata will go to the poll on January 20th 2022 to elect their Member of Parliament.
This follows the death of the Member of Parliament, Levy Mkandawire on 18th November, 2021.
They avoided paying import duty by claiming the vehicles were GRZ ………
While they were scampering to hide suitcases of stolen monies , they forgot about the databases at RATSA and the land registry which were secured quickly………
Crime does not pay………
Jack instead of amnesty or ultimatums, just go out and get these vehicles. Unless you are just posturing, I don’t see any reason why you have to plead for someone to surrender a government property. When you arrested Kampyongo you didn’t ask him to report to the nearest police station as per tradition. You grabbed him just like any other suspect. So send your Officers to get those vehicles. Those resisting, deal with them.
This man has very thick and big lips , not normal for a human being!
Yours are worse, we know you
Those losing thieves ?… it simply shows their criminal nature.
The UPND must stop being too nice to these PF thieves to the extent of pleading with them!
Why this late Mr Mwimbu, you know PF guys very well. Most concealed GRZ vehicles will have private number plates now with details at RATSA maybe already managed.
Giving them any more time to return what they illegally possess is telling them to hide what they are refusing to give back. What is wrong with these guys kansi? Imwe a dawn cakuti … just apply the law. They had enough time after the announcement that they lost or were fired from their jobs.
You must understand the new GRZ had to move cautiously…………
The PF had rigged almost every system of governance with their caders………….
That is why the PF were boasting about still being incharge of GRZ……….
Things had to be done very carefully to avoid sabotage of main systems that hold evidence………
Although information can not be completely deleted from some databases, you can change information , but records remain………
Acts of sabotage like fires can destroy all evidence………
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