Zambia: Zambian health minister arrested for corruption

Zambia’s Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has been arrested on suspicion of corruption, an anti-graft body said on Wednesday.

Chilufya, 47, was charged with four counts of possession of property reasonably suspected of being the proceeds of crime, Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) spokesman Jonathan Siame said in a statement. The statement did not specify the property.

“The arrest follows investigations the Commission has been conducting against the minister in relation to the above allegations,” the statement said.

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(Photo: Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation)

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