The Lusaka Magistrate court has sentence a 40 year old businesswoman to two years imprisonment for various money laundering offences involving K2.9billion.
Yvonne Nga’ndu, a resident of Kuomboka Township in Lusaka was sentenced after being found guilty of attempting to swindle Zambia Army of K2.7 billion by purporting that she had supplied food stuffs to the organization when in fact not.
She was also found guilty of obtaining K20 million from the Army on false pretences that she had supplied them dry beans.
Ms. Nga’ndu, who was using three different company names to swindle the Army, was arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission on 18th May 2005.
Meanwhile, six employees of Ministry of Health at Ndola District Health And DEC spokesperson John Nyawalai has disclosed that six employees of Ministry of Health at Ndola District Health Management Team have been arrested for money laundering activities involving K115 million.
Team have been arrested for money laundering activities involving K115 million.
Drobert Hantenda, 46, an Administrative and Human Resource Manager, was arrested together with Pule Joel Katongole, 29 a Clerk and Damas Ngonga, 49 a Stores Clerk.
Others jointly charged are Ignatius Chikoti, 37 , Dennis Katebe, 37 and Kennedy Mukuka Masele 37 all accountants.
The six forged various forms of documents and stole a total of K115, 949,954 government money meant for community projects.
And also arrested in a separate incident is a former project accountant at the National AIDS Council for theft of K39 million.
Joseph Mundunbi stole the money which came into his possession as a project accountant at National AIDS Council which was given to the organization by the Global Fund.