Tax collector arrested for stealing K78 million

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has arrested a Revenue officer at Zambia Revenue Authority in Lusaka for alleged  theft and money laundering involving over K78 million.

Jason Maleka Lungu aged 42 in his capacity as revenue officer at ZRA Mulungushi house is accused of stealing over K78 million meant for property transfer tax which was paid by a client.

Lungu is said to have forged  ZRA receipts and property transfer tax clearance certificate which were later given to the client purporting that they were genuine government receipts when in fact not.

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