KABWATA POLICE OFFICER JAILED FOR RECEIVING K5,000 BRIBE
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KABWATA POLICE OFFICER JAILED FOR RECEIVING K5,000 BRIBE

The Lusaka Subordinate Court has convicted a Kabwata police officer and sentenced him to twelve months imprisonment with hard labour for corrupt practices involving K5,000.
 
Lusaka Magistrate Hon. Faides Hamaundu yesterday sentenced Elias Mutondo twelve months imprisonment with hard labour with effect from 30th June 2022.
 
Elias Mutondo, 48, was facing one count of corrupt practices by a public officer contrary to section 19 (1) as read with section 41 of the Anti-Corruption Act No 3 of 2012.
 
Particulars of the offence were that Elias Mutondo, between 5th May 2018 and 11th May 2018 in Lusaka District whilst acting with unknown persons, did corruptly solicit and receive K5,000 cash gratification from Hendrix Nyambe as an inducement to drop the charges of theft against the said Hendrix Nyambe, a matter which concerned the Zambia Police, a public body.

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