Two men arrested for bribery in Mongu
Mongu January 7 2015—ZANIS—Two Mongu residents have been arrested in Mongu district in Western Province for indulging themselves in an alleged corrupt activity involving a K500.
Western Division Police Commissioner Lombe Kamukoshi confirmed the development to ZANIS and identified the suspects as Poniso Namushi 20 of Sunga village in Chief Situmbeko in Lukulu district and Mboma Nyumbu 40 of Mabumbu village in Chief Kandala in Mongu district.
Ms. Kamukoshi said that the two suspects were arrested by police yesterday at around 09 00 hours following a tip-off from Inspector Martin Mwale who was on duty.
Ms. Kamukosha said this was when the duo wanted to bribe Inspector Mwale with K500 as an inducement to solicit him to assist them release their two brothers from custody.
She narrated that the duo sought police intervention to drop the case in which Kalaluka Kowaya 37 and Chingenge Chitanda 43 were on December 26, 2014 around 22:00 hours were found armed with an AK 47 Assault Rifle with four rounds of ammunition conspiring to kill a 66 year old man.
The Police Commissioner noted that upon hearing that, Inspector Mwale privately informed other Police Officers and in the process of producing the K500, the suspects were intercepted and arrested.
Poniso Namushi and Mboma Nyumbu are currently in custody at Mongu Central Police and will appear in court soon.
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