Kapoko , nine others found with a case to answer

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Kapoko , nine others found with a case to answer

Lusaka, June 8th, 2013, ZANIS —– A Lusaka Magistrates Court has today found Henry Kapoko and 9 others with a case to answer in a matter in which he  and his co-accused are charges with 21 counts of theft of over K4 billion from the Ministry of Health through the Royal College of Lusaka.

 

Henry Kapoko and other officials from the Ministry of Health were arrested by the Anti-Corruption Commission in 2009 for various offences of corrupt practices and theft by public servant involving over K10million.

 

ZANIS reports that the Anti Corruption Commission Public Relations Manager Timothy Moono said this in a statement , this evening.

 

In passing ruling, Honorable Newa who is hearing the matter stated that she found all the ten accused persons with a case to answer on all the 21 counts and has therefore placed them on their defence.

 

The matter has been adjourned to tomorrow 9th July 2013 when Mr. Kapoko is expected to commence his defence.

 

Meanwhile two other accused in the same matter Mrs. Valenta Nkhata and her daughter Abigail Nkhata Kapinda will not give any defence as they have elected to remain silent and will not call any witnesses.

 

In Count One Nobert Peleti and Evaristo Musaba are charged with the offence of Theft by Public Servant contrary to Section 272 and 277 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Nobert Peleti and Evaristo Musaba, between 1st October, 2007 and 31st  December, 2008 in Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown, being persons employed in the Public Service namely Ministry of Health as Assistant Director-Administration and Chief Accountant respectively, did steal K259,225,000.00 cash, the property of the Government of the  Republic of Zambia which came into their possession by virtue of their employment.

 

In Count Two Dr. Chrispine Sichone and Zukas Musonda Kaoma  are charged with  Theft by Public Servant contrary to Section 272 and 277 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Dr. Chrispine Sicjone and Zukas Musonda Kaoma between 1st October, 2007 and 31st October, 2007,  in Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown, being persons employed in the Public Service namely Ministry of Health as Director of Health Policy, Assistant Director-Administration and Principal Accountant respectively, did steal K414,760,000.00 cash, the property of the Government of the  Republic of Zambia which came into their possession by virtue of their employment.

 

In Count Three, Nobert Peleti, Henry Mulenga Ngosa Kapoko and Zukas Musonda Kaoma are charged with Theft by Public Servant contrary to Section 272 and 277 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Nobert Peleti, Henry Mulenga Ngosa Kapoko and Zukas Musonda Kaoma between 1st October, 2007 and 31st November 2007,  in Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown, being persons employed in the Public Service namely Ministry of Health as Director of Health Policy, Assistant Director-Administration and Principal Accountant respectively, did steal K414,760,000.00 cash, the property of the Government of the  Republic of Zambia which came into their possession by virtue of their employment.

 

In Count Four, Nobert Peleti, Zukas Musonda Kaoma and Henry Mulenga Ngosa Kapoko, are charged with Theft by Public Servant contrary to Section 272 and 277 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Nobert Peleti, Zukas Musonda Kaoma and Henry Mulenga Ngosa Kapoko, between 1st February 2008 and 20th  March 2008,  in Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown, being persons employed in the Public Service namely Ministry of Health as Assistant Director-Administration and Principal Accountant respectively, did steal K542,250,000.00 cash, the property of the Government of the  Republic of Zambia which came into their possession by virtue of their employment.

 

In Count Five, Zukas Musonda Kaoma, Nobert Peleti, Enala Matutu Phiri, Vincent Luhana and Henry Mulenga Ngosa Kapoko,  are charged with Theft by Public Servant contrary to Section 272 and 277 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Zukas Musonda Kaoma, Nobert Peleti, Enala Matutu Phiri, Vincent Luhana and Henry Mulenga Ngosa Kapoko,  between 1st February 2008 and 1st April 2008,  in Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown, being persons employed in the Public Service namely Ministry of Health as Principal Accountant, Assistant Director-Administration, Assistant Accountant and Senior Accounatnt respectively, did steal K350,750,000.00 cash, the property of the Government of the  Republic of Zambia which came into their possession by virtue of their employment.

 

In Count Six, Dr. Chrispine Sicjone and Zukas Musonda Kaoma are charged withTheft by Public Servant contrary to Section 272 and 277 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Dr. Chrispine Sicjone and Zukas Musonda Kaoma between 1st March, 2007 and 30th December, 2008,  in Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown, being persons employed in the Public Service namely Ministry of Health as Director of Health Policy and Principal Accountant respectively, did steal K856,691,500.00 cash, the property of the Government of the  Republic of Zambia which came into their possession by virtue of their employment.

 

In Count Seven, Zukas Musonda Kaoma and Nobert Peleti are charged with Theft by Public Servant contrary to Section 272 and 277 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Zukas Musonda Kaoma and Nobert Peleti, between 1st September, 2008 and 30th December, 2008,  in Lusaka, being persons employed in the Public Service namely Ministry of Health as Principal Accountant and Assistant Director-Administration respectively, jointly and whilst acting together with Henry Mulenga Ngosa Kapoko and other persons unknown,  did steal K899,952,100.00 cash, the property of the Government of the  Republic of Zambia which came into their possession by virtue of their employment

 

In Count Eight, Christopher Bwalya, Evaristo Musaba, Vincent Luhana, Enala Matutu Phiri, Nobert Peleti and Zukas Musonda Kaoma, are charged with Theft by Public Servant contrary to Section 272 and 277 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Christopher Bwalya, Evaristo Musaba, Vincent Luhana, Enala Matutu Phiri, Nobert Peleti and Zukas Musonda Kaoma, between 1st November, 2008 and 30th December, 2008,  in Lusaka, being persons employed in the Public Service namely Ministry of Health as Assistant Internal Auditor, Chief Accountant, Acting Senior Accountant, Assistant Accountant, Assistant Director-Administration and Principal Accountant respectively, jointly and whilst acting together with Henry Mulenga Ngosa Kapoko and other persons unknown,  did steal K756,655,900.00 cash, the property of the Government of the  Republic of Zambia which came into their possession by virtue of their employment.

 

In Count Nine, Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata and Abigail Nzala Nkhata Kapinda, are charged with Theft contrary to Section 272 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata and Abigail Nzala Nkhata Kapinda, between 1st October, 2007 and 31st December, 2008 in Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with Nobert Peleti and Evaristo Musaba and other persons unknown, did steal K259, 225,000.00 cash, the property of the Government of the Republic of Zambia. 

 

In Count Ten, Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata and Abigail Nzala Nkhata Kapinda, are charged with Theft contrary to Section 272 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata and Abigail Nzala Nkhata Kapinda, between 1st October, 2007 and 31st December, 2008 in Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with Dr. Chrispine Sichone and Zukas Musonda Kaoma and other persons unknown, did steal K414, 760,000.00 cash, the property of the Government of the Republic of Zambia. 

 

In Count 11, Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata and Abigail Nzala Nkhata Kapinda, are charged with Theft contrary to Section 272 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata and Abigail Nzala Nkhata Kapinda, between 1st October, 2007 and 31st December, 2008 in Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with Zukas Musonda Kaoma, Nobert Peleti and Henry Mulenga Ngosa Kapoko and other persons unknown, did steal K414,760,000.00 cash, the property of the Government of the Republic of Zambia. 

 

 

In Count 12, Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata and Abigail Nzala Nkhata Kapinda, are charged with Theft contrary to Section 272 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata and Abigail Nzala Nkhata Kapinda, between 1st October, 2007 and 31st December, 2008 in Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with Zukas Musonda Kaoma, Nobert Peleti and Henry Mulenga Ngosa Kapoko and other persons unknown, did steal K542, 250,000.00 cash, the property of the Government of the Republic of Zambia. 

 

In Count 13, Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata and Abigail Nzala Nkhata Kapinda, are charged with Theft contrary to Section 272 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata and Abigail Nzala Nkhata Kapinda, between 1st October, 2007 and 31st December, 2008 in Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with Zukas Musonda Kaoma, Nobert Peleti, Henry Mulenga Ngosa Kapoko, Enala Matutu Phiri, Vincent Luhana and other persons unknown, did steal K350, 750,000.00 cash, the property of the Government of the Republic of Zambia. 

 

In Count 14, Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata and Abigail Nzala Nkhata Kapinda, are charged with Theft contrary to Section 272 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata and Abigail Nzala Nkhata Kapinda, between 1st October, 2007 and 31st December, 2008 in Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with Zukas Musonda Kaoma, Dr. Chrispine Sichone and other persons unknown, did steal K856, 691,500.00 cash, the property of the Government of the Republic of Zambia. 

 

In Count 15, Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata, Abigail Nzala Nkhata Kapinda are charged with Theft contrary to Section 272 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata, Abigail Nzala Nkhata Kapinda and Henry Mulenga Ngosa Kapoko, between 1st October, 2007 and 31st December, 2008 at Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with Zukas Musonda Kaoma and Nobert Peleti and other persons unknown, did steal K899, 952,100.00 cash, the property of the Government of the Republic of Zambia

 

In Count 16, Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata, Abigail Nzala Nkhata Kapinda and Henry Mulenga Ngosa Kapoko are charged with Theft contrary to Section 272 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata, Abigail Nzala Nkhata Kapinda and Henry Mulenga Ngosa Kapoko,  between 1st October, 2007 and 31st December, 2008 at Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with Zukas Musonda Kaoma, Nobert Peleti, Enala Matutu Phiri, Vincent Luhana, Christopher Bwalya and Evaristo Musaba and other persons unknown, did steal K756,655,900.00 cash, the property of the Government of the Republic of Zambia

 

In Count 17, Nobert Peleti, is charged with Money Laundering Contrary to Section 7 of the Prohibition and Prevention of Money Laundering Act No. 14 of 2001 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Nobert Peleti, on dates unknown but between the 1st January 2008 and 31st December 2008 at Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown, did engage directly or indirectly in business transactions that involved K3,223,593,000.00  money acquired from an illegal activity whereby the said money was concealed or disguised by purchasing a motor vehicle, namely Toyota Hilux Surf Reg. No. ABP 9591 bearing Chassis No. KZN-185-0050794, property acquired from an illegal activity or proceeds of crime.

 

In Count 18, Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata, is charged with Money Laundering Contrary to Section 7 of the Prohibition and Prevention of Money Laundering Act No. 14 of 2001 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata, on dates unknown but between 1st January 2007 and 31st December 2008 at Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown, did engage directly or indirectly in business transactions that involve K4,495,044,500.00, money acquired from an illegal activity whereby part of the said money was concealed or disguised by purchasing a motor vehicle, namely MERCEDEZ BENZ C220 Reg. No.  ABP 737,  bearing Chassis No. WDB202022-2F416657, property acquired from an illegal activity or proceeds of crime.

 

In Count 19, Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata is charged with Money Laundering Contrary to Section 7 of the Prohibition and Prevention of Money Laundering Act No. 14 of 2001 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata, on dates unknown but between 1st January 2007 and 31st December 2008 at Lusaka in the Lusaka District of the Lusaka Province of the Republic of Zambia, jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown, did engage directly or indirectly in business transactions that involve K4,495,044,500.00,  money acquired from an illegal activity whereby part of the said money was concealed or disguised by purchasing a motor vehicle, namely TOYOTA KLUGER Reg. No. ABL 9777, Engine No. 2AZ-0874050, Chassis No. ACU25-0018077, property acquired from an illegal activity or proceeds of crime.

 

In Count 20, Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata is charged with Money Laundering Contrary to Section 7 of the Prohibition and Prevention of Money Laundering Act No. 14 of 2001 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata, on dates unknown but between 1st January 2007 and 31st December 2008 at Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown, did engage directly or indirectly in business transactions that involve K4,495,044,500.00.

 

This money was acquired from an illegal activity whereby part of the said money was concealed or disguised by purchasing fifteen (15) computers, property acquired from an illegal activity or proceeds of crime, said Mr. Moono in the statement.

 

In Count 21, Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata, is charged with Money Laundering Contrary to Section 7 of the Prohibition and Prevention of Money Laundering Act No. 14 of 2001 of the Laws of Zambia.

 

It is alleged that Valenta Miyoba Chizyuka Nkhata, on dates unknown but between 1st January 2007 and 31st December 2008 at Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown, did engage directly or indirectly in business transactions that involve K4, 495,044,500.00,  money acquired from an illegal activity whereby part of the said money was concealed or disguised by acquiring Farm No. Sub Q of Farm 754, Lusaka West, property acquired from an illegal activity or proceeds of crime.

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