The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested a South African National for corrupt practices involving US$9,100.
ACC Public Relations Manager, Timothy Moono identified the foreign national as Suman Panday, 38, of Umhlanga Rocks in Durban, South Africa.
Mr. Moono said Panday was arrested in Lusaka and has been charged with Corrupt Transactions with a Private Body contrary to the section 20((2) of the Ant-Corruption Act No . 3 of 2012.
He said details of the matter are that Panday between February 1 and April 16 , 2015 in Lusaka corruptly offered and actually gave Himainza Kayamba a central Buyer at Parmalat Zambia Ltd US$1, 000 which is equivalent to K6,881.66 through MoneyGram Telegraphic Transfer service.
He further said Panday is also alleged to have offered and actually given Kayamba US$8,1000 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.
This is contained in a statement made available to ZANIS in Lusaka today.
Mr. Moono said the South African national has since been released on bond and will be appearing in court soon.