Solwezi Teacher nabbed for obtaining money by false pretence
Lusaka,30th July, 2014, ZANIS —– The Drug Enforcement Commission ( DEC ) has arrested a lecturer at Solwezi Teachers Training College for allegedly obtaining credit by false pretense contrary to the laws of Zambia.
Godfrey Kalamba Nshibani, 51, is reported between 1st January and 31st December 2012 to have jointly and whilst acting with other persons unknown, obtained credit by false pretenses when he applied for a loan from the Ministry of Youth and Sport under the Youth Development Fund using his company called Noricah Enterprises.
DEC Public Relations Officer Theresa Katongo said in a statement released to ZANIS in Lusaka today that the loan amounting to K49,969.83 was later approved and awarded to his company which Nshibani claimed belonged to three named youths when in fact not.
Ms. Katongo said Nshibani was controlling the firm and was the sole signatory to the account for Noricah Enterprises.
Meanwhile, Ms Katongo also disclosed that DEC has arrested Daniel Kalinda,49, a businessman of flat number, M62/11 Kafue East for alleged forgery, uttering of false documents, impersonation and attempted theft contrary to the laws of Zambia.
Ms Katongo said the particulars of the offense are that Kalinda between 10th November, 2012 and 1st January,2014 whilst acting with other persons unknown forged a Green National Registration Card for a bank customer at a named bank and applied for a Visa card which was eventually processed.
She said on the material date of collection, a Bank Officer observed some differences in the particulars and during the process of verifying details with the file, the suspect ran allegedly bolted.
She said Kalinda was later apprehended committing a similar offense at another named branch.
The DEC PRO said the suspect is in police custody and will he soon appear in court.
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