United Party for National Development (UPND) Member Kelvin Sampa has been released on police bond after he was arrested for obtaining 1.4 million kwacha by false pretense with intent to defraud the owner permanently.
Mr Sampa who is also a former Kasama Central Member of Parliament is reported to have between May 2021 and July 2021 at unknown dates in Lusaka obtained one million four hundred thousand kwacha (k 1, 400, 000) from Maruku Selehe who is a businessman on the pretext that he was going to help him have his goods which were impounded by the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) released.
Police Deputy Public Relations Officer Danny Mwale who has announced the development says Mr Sampa has been released on police bond.
Meanwhile, a 26-year-old man in a garden house has committed suicide by throwing himself after failing to pay back accumulated debt.
Confirming the development, police deputy public relations officer, Danny Mwale says the deceased who has been identified as Lewis Mukuni was discovered missing from his room on 9th May, 2022 where only his mobile phone was found with a number of saved draft messages saying that he had accumulated so much debt in his life and that he had no means of repaying back.