Lusaka lawyer arrested on charges of corruption

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested a Lusaka lawyer for Corrupt Practices with public officer.

Kieth Mwemba, 34, of House Number 21597 a Lusaka Lawyer   was today, Friday, February 15th 2013 arrested and charged with corrupt practices with public officer contrary to section 19 (2) of the Anti-Corruption Act Number 3 of 2012.

Details of the allegations are that Mr. MWEEMBA, on dates unknown but between 2nd January 2013 and 14th February 2013 at Lusaka in the Lusaka Province of the Republic of Zambia corruptly offered or promised to offer a token of appreciation as consideration or gratification to Assistant Senior State Advocate MONICA CHIPANTA MWANSA in order for her to act favourably in the manner she would handle an appeal case in which Mweemba  was representing the appellants in the case of Jorge Galvara Padilla and Jackeline Marrn Paedraza Vs the People.

This is according to, Queen Chibwe,  Anti-Corruption Commission Acting Spokesperson.

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