The Anti-Corruption Commission has arrested a South African national for corrupt practices involving US$ 9,100.
Commission Public Relation Manager Timothy Moono says Suman Panday, 38, of Umhlanga Rocks in Durban, South Africa was arrested in Lusaka and charged with Corrupt Transactions with a Private Body contrary to Section 20 (2) of the Anti-Corruption Act No. 3 of 2012.
Mr Moono says details are that between 1st February and 16th April 2015 in Lusaka, Panday corruptly offered and actually gave Himainza Kayamba, a Central Buyer at Parmalat Zambia Ltd, US$ 1, 000, which was equivalent to K 6, 881. 66 at that time, through MoneyGram Telegraphic Transfer Service.
He says Panday is further alleged to have offered and actually gave Kayamba US$ 8, 100, both payments being inducements to secure Business Orders for Flexibles for Africa, a South African company, from Parmalat Zambia Ltd, a matter or transaction that concerns Parmalat Zambia Ltd a Private Body.
Panday has since been released on bond and will appear in court soon.