Thieves have broken into the Finance Department offices at Mazabuka Municipal Council, stealing an undisclosed sum of money.
The thieves broke into the Expenditure office at night and damaged the safe, before going away with the cash.
This is the office where money for all Electoral Commission of Zambia -ECZ- related payments of voter registration field staff, was being kept.
Council Public Relations Assistant Manager, Caroline Simumba has confirmed the incident to ZANIS, saying it is not yet known how much money has been stolen.
Ms Simumba said the matter has been reported to police, further disclosing that all officers who work in the same office have been interrogated.