Thursday, December 20, 2007

ACC arrests former ZRA officer

ACC arrests former ZRA officer
By Sandra Mulowa
Thursday December 20, 2007 [03:00]

THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested a former Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) officer for possession of unexplained property. ACC acting public relations officer Wendy Mwachilenga in a press release yesterday stated that Lillian Nampemba, 33, of House number 23, Uganda Avenue, Kabwe, was arrested on Tuesday December 18, 2007 and charged with six counts of being in possession of pecuniary resources or properties disproportionate to her present or past official emoluments, contrary to Section 37 (c) of the Anti-Corruption Commission Act number 42 of 1996.

Mwachilenga said on dates unknown but between January 1, 2001 and March 31, 2005 at Lusaka, Nampemba a former data entry officer at ZRA headquarters, was in possession of a motor vehicle, Honda CRV registration number NAM 5 valued at K36 million, a plot number 31353 Lusaka and cash deposits amounting to over K423 million in various bank accounts.

"Nampemba has been released on bond and will appear in court on 15th January 2008," she stated.

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