ACC warns 2 high court judges for alleged interfering with witnesses

 ACC warns 2 high court judges for alleged interfering with witnesses

By Staff Writer
The Anti- Corruption Commission has recorded a warn and caution statement from two High Court Judges, Justices Charles Kafunda and Joshua Banda over allegations of interference with witnesses during pending proceedings of the Judicial Complaints Commission (JCC).

And the ACC earlier on in January this year, recorded a warn and caution statements from the two judges, for corrupt practices in the manner the two solicited for K130, 000.00 and actually received ZMW 63,000.00 from Mr David Mwanza as an inducement or reward for them to have charges against Mr. Mwanza by the Judiciary adjudicated in his favour.

ACC Spokesperson said the matter is under investigations by the JCC. Mr Mwanza is a former Sheriff Officer in Solwezi under the Office of Sheriff Zambia.

Ms Chibwe said the ACC remains resolute in its pursuit of the ideal of zero tolerance to corruption.

She said the Commission reiterates that there will be no sacred cows in the fight against corruption.

“Therefore, the public is urged to continue reporting all cases of corruption on the toll-free line 5980 and WhatsApp on 0973039550,” she said.

Alice Nachilembe

Alice Nachilembe is a Journalist who yearns for a better country with leaders being accountable to their mandate without oppressing the governed.