THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested and charged Ndozo Lodges proprietor Chrint Sichamba and co-directors and shareholders of Mulozi Trading Limited, Eudora Nambela and David Sichamba for corruption involving over K781 million and more than US$10 million.
ACC public relations manager Timothy Moono said in a statement that Chrint Sichamba 46, his wife Eudora Nambela 37 and his son David 29, have all been arrested and charged for possession of 140 properties suspected to be proceeds of crime.
He said Mr Sichamba of plot 401a/5 Mimosa, Chilanga has been charged with 26 counts of possession of property suspected to be proceeds of crime.
“Details are that Mr Sichamba did possess properties ranging from bare land, double and single storey buildings, houses, flats, warehouse, shops, office space, chicken run, piggery and fish ponds. These properties are valued at K287.2 million and are all located in Lusaka and Chilanga districts,” Mr Moono said.
He said Mr Sichamba also possess K11million and US $5.4 million in his bank account domiciled at Investrust Bank PLC and Standard Chartered Bank.
Mr Moono said Ms Nambela of the same residence, has been charged with 39 counts of possession of property suspected to be proceeds of crime.
He said her properties are valued at K287 million and cash in the bank amounting to K1 million.
“The properties include houses, shops, offices, warehouse and motor vehicles,” he said.
Mr Moono said Mr Sichamba’s son David also a director of Mulozi Trading Limited has been charged with 41 counts of possession of property suspected to be proceeds of crime.
He said the properties are valued at K195.1 million.
“David was also found in possession of US $ 4.6 million in his bank account domiciled at Investrust Bank PLC,” Mr Moono said.
He said the Commission believes that the said properties were acquired using suspected proceeds of crime.
Mr Moono said the three are expected to appear before Court on August 31, this year.
(Mwebantu, Monday, August 15th, 2022)