Dan Mwikisa, popular Zambian musician, has been jailed for four years for theft by servant.
Dan, popularly known as ‘Dan Peddle’ has been jailed together with former radio Phoenix marketing manager Chilombo Nakazwe.
See Dan in action here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDOBDwQF6Bs
The two have been given custodial sentence by a Lusaka magistrate Tuesday morning. This means they will be in prison.
Dan is a former Disc Jockey for Radio Phoenix and was jointly charged with Nakazwe and a former sales representatives, Nathan Pemba for stealing from Radio Phoenix.
The charges were that The three whilst employed at Radio Phoenix on June 4, 2007, without lawful authority or excuse, but with intent to defraud or deceive whilst jointly acting together with other unknown persons, did make Radio Phoenix advertising contract form number 6211 in the sum of K13, 992,000.
The trio purported that Afri Rhythms Promotion was an agent for Radio Phoenix when in fact not.
In the other count, it was alleged that on June 13, 2007, the trio whilst employed at Radio Phoenix without lawful authority, but with intent to defraud or deceive, did make Radio Phoenix advertising contract from number 6218 in the sum of K13, 992,000.