By Staff Writer
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested and charged Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA) Director- General and Principal Regulatory Officer for corrupt practices.
Bernice Mwale 64, of Chudleigh, Lusaka and Brian Kabika 42 of Mean wood Chamba Valley have been charged with Willful Failure to Comply with Applicable Law and Procedure.
Details are that on dates unknown but between July 1, 2019 and September 30, 2019 Ms Mwale and Mr Kabika jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown, failed to comply with applicable procedure and regulations when processing license number PL/ 5- 00091/19, in favor of Honeybee Pharmacy.
The above officials have since been released on Bond and will appear in Court soon.
Meanwhile, The Kasama Magistrate Court has convicted a Ndola businessman to four years imprisonment for corruption.
The Anti – Corruption Commission- Kasama in November 2021, arrested and charged Albert Oraya Nkonde 39, of house no. CHT 3277, Chifubu Ndola, for corrupt practices.
Details are that Mr Nkonde in Kasama, on a date unknown but between February 1, 2021 and 28 February 2021 did corruptly give K5, 000 cash gratification to a Zambia Police Inspector Martha Ngambi as a reward or inducement for her to release three impounded motor vehicles that traffic Police officers had impounded, a matter or transaction concerning the Zambia Police a public body.
The matter was presided over by Magistrate Samson Mumba.
This is contained in a statement issued by Queen Chibwe.