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 1 thousand kwacha.
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 1 thousand kwacha from Mr. Mupo Simenda cash gratification as an inducement to facilitate employment in the Government of the Republic of Zambia, amatter or transaction which concerned the Provincial Administration Office, a public body.
This is contained in a statement made available to 5fm news by Anti Corruption Commission Public Relations Manager Timothy Moono.