The Lusaka Magistrate Court has convicted former Electoral Commission of Zambia Deputy Director for Information Technology Mr. Mpundu Mfula for corrupt practices involving US$90,000.
The Anti-Corruption Commission arrested Mr Mfula, aged 54, of Plot 1927, 6 miles in Kabwangwe Area of Lusaka and charged him with one count of corrupt practices by public officer contrary to section 29(1) and section 41 of the Anti-Corruption Act No. 42 of 1996 as read with section (3)(e) of the Interpretation and General Provisions Act, Chapter 2 of the Laws of Zambia.
Details are that Mr. Mfula between 1st May 2006 and 31st December 2006, being a public officer namely Deputy Director Information Technology at the Electoral Commission of Zambia, did corruptly receive a total of US$90,000.00 cash as a gratification from Vik Vaid a Project Manager at Universal Print Group of South Africa.
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