Mongu Local Govt Clerical Officer Gets 3 Years for K1, 000 Bribe

The Mongu Magistrate Court has convicted a clerical officer in the Ministry of Local Government and Housing to 3 years simple imprisonment for corrupt practices involving K1, 000.

In this matter, Naomi Mutesi of Mongu District was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Commission this year and charged her with one count of Corrupt Practices by Public Officer contrary to Section 19 sub section 1 of the Anti-Corruption Act No. 3 of 2012.

Details are that Naomi Mutesi on 28th April, 2016, being a public officer namely Clerical Officer at Ministry of Local Government and Housing, Provincial Administration in Mongu corruptly solicited K1, 000 from Mr. Mupo Simenda cash gratification as an inducement to facilitate employment in the Government of the Republic of Zambia, a matter or transaction which concerned the Provincial Administration Office, a public body.

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