ACC arrest Livingstone MP

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The Anti-Corruption Commission have arrested Livingstone UPND Member of Parliament Mathews Jere for abuse of authority of office.

Jere, 45, allegedly abused the authority of his office by allocating himself plots while serving as a councillor in 2013.

“Particulars of the offence are that on dates unknown but between August 1, 2013 and October 31, 2014, Jere, whilst he was serving as a Councilor for Mwalibona Ward in the Livingstone City Council, jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown, did abuse the authority of his office by allocating plots of land to himself on property number LIV/4051, a matter or transaction concerning the Livingstone City Council, a public body,” reads a statement posted on the ACC Facebook page.

Jere has since been released on Bond and will appear in court on 25th March, 2019.


One Response to ACC arrest Livingstone MP

  1. To start with, why do you arrest someone if you don’t have evidence? Why appearing in court that far when you have enough evidence? That is why our judicial system is stinking corruption. You should be ashamed please! They say ‘Justice delayed is justice denied’

    January 31, 2019 at 3:05 pm

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