Minister Ronald Chitotela arrested for corruption

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Ronald Chitotela for corrupt practices, following an investigation that reportedly begun last year.

Chitotela, 47 has been charged with two counts of Concealing Property suspected of being proceeds of crime contrary to Section 71 subsection(1) of the Forfeiture of Proceeds of Crime Act Number 19 of 2010.

“Details in the first count are that on unknown dates but between the 1st day of July, 2016 and the 30th day of October 2018 in Lusaka District, Honorable Chitotela did conceal a property namely lot number 148 of farm 50A situated in Makeni, Lusaka disguised in the names of Diris Mukange, property reasonably suspected of being proceeds of crime, reads a statement issued be ACC assistant public relations manager Dorothy Mwanza.

“Details in the second count are that on dates unknown but between the 1st day of July, 2016 and the 30th day of October 2018 in Lusaka District Honorable Chitotela did conceal a property namely the remaining extent of Subdivision A of lot 22183/M situated in Ibex Hill Lusaka, disguised in the name of Diris Mukange, property reasonably suspected of being proceeds of crime.”

The Pambashe Member of Parliament has since been released on bond and will appear in court soon.

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One Response to Minister Ronald Chitotela arrested for corruption

  1. Agony is receiving two churches as a donation from an elder only to discover a day after that he is CORRUPT.

    Punabantu
    February 5, 2019 at 6:31 pm
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