By ALICE NACHILEMBE
Two criminals in Lusaka have jointly been charged and arrested while two are on the run for allegedly impersonating as Public Officers from the Ministry of Education.
Police Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said that Vincent Mwape 57, of Lusaka the Sole proprietor of Crown Academy School reported that four unknown criminals claiming and purporting to be Chief Inspectors from the Ministry of General Education went to his school with several different identity cards from different Ministries.
Mr Hamonga said the complainant became suspicious after he recognized one of the criminals who ran away in May, 2021 as he was going there for the second time.
He then called for help from the neighborhood where youths managed to apprehend two suspects whilst the other two sped off using unknown type of motor vehicle which was parked outside the school premises.
Mr Hamoonga has identified the criminals as Peter Mulenga 36, and Brighton Chola 38, both of Lusaka for the offence of Impersonation of Public officers which occurred on May 18, 2022 in Lusaka around 15:00 hours.
He said the Identity cards have since been confiscated from them and the suspects have been detained in Police custody and will appear in court soon.