ACC nabs Livingstone Town Clerk

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Livingstone Town Clerk Vivien Chikoti has been arrested by the  Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC) for alleged abuse of office involving over K750,000.

ACC Public Relations Manager Timothy Moono confirmed the arrest of Mrs Chikoti in a statement to ZANIS in Lusaka today.

He said Mrs Chikoti,49 ,of house No 2 Flamboyant street, town area was arrested today and has been charged with one count of abuse of authority of office contrary to section 99(1) of the Penal Code chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

Mr Moono said Chikoti is between 1st and 31st October 2010 in Kabwe whilst employed in the public service as Town Clerk at Kabwe Municipal Council allegedly abused the authority of her office.

Mrs Chikoti allegedly facilitated the awarding of a land survey contract to a certain William Mhango for Kabwe municipal council amounting to K778,100 which was above the threshold of the council, a matter or transaction that concerned the Kabwe Municipal council, a public body.

Mr Moono said Chikoti has been released on bond and will appear in court on October 3,2014.