By Patrick Soko
The Anti-Corruption Commission in Choma has arrested a Veterinary Surgeon for corrupt practices involving over k29 000.
Victor Chainda, aged 42, has been arrested and charged with thirty-three counts of theft by public servant contrary to section 277 as read together with section 265 of the penal code, chapter 87 of the laws of Zambia.
Particulars of the offences are that, on dates unknown but between 1st January 2015 and 1st December 2015 in Choma, Victor Chainda being a public officer, namely a Sesheke District Veterinary Officer, did steal a total sum of k29, 220 property of the livestock department trust which came into his possession by virtue of employment.
Victor Chainda has since been released on bond and will appear in court on 18th April 2019.