Former Petauke DC arrested for aiding crime

 Former Petauke DC arrested for aiding crime

Police have charged and arrested former Petauke District Commissioner Velenasi Moyo 44,  and Goodson Lungu 50, a Patrotic Front Chairman for Kaumbwe Constituency for allegedly aiding over 1000 children to obtain National Registration Cards.

Ms Moyo is charged with one count of Abuse of Authority of office and jointly charged for Intent to Deceive.

Police Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said it is alleged that the duo, on dates unknown but between August 1, and September 30, 2020, the duo jointly and whilst acting together with others unknown, did aid more than One thousand under aged children ranging between five and 15 years to obtain National Registration Cards.

Mr Hamoonga said the children subsequently obtained Voters cards.

He said the accused persons are currently in custody as police awaits the accused to fulfill police bond conditions to be released.

Alice Nachilembe

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