Court Clerk In Kalulushi Arrested For Corruption

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested a Court Clerk at the Kalulushi Subordinate Court suspected of corrupt practices involving K1,000.

Coillard Lomba, aged 37 of House Number B106 Zambia Clay Township in, Kalulushi , was arrested on 23rd July 2013 and has been charged with corrupt practices by public officer contrary to section 19 (1) and 40 of the Anti-Corruption Act No. 3 of 2012.

Details are that Lomba, on unknown dates but between 1st July, 2013 and 23rd July, 2013, corruptly solicited for and actually received K1000.00 cash gratification from a Mr. Able Chibwe as an inducement or reward for him to facilitate for a Stay of Execution.

This was in a court case involving Able Chibwe and Victoria Kapelekeshiku, a matter or transaction which concerned the Subordinate Court, a public body.

ACC Public Relations Officer, Timothy Moono said in a statement on Monday July 29, 2013.

Moono said Lomba has since appeared for mention before the Kalulushi Magistrate court and has been granted bail.