Ex-PF Councilor arrested for ‘selling illegal land’

Former Patriotic Front-PF Nkholoma Ward One Councilor in Chawama Constituency of Lusaka, Francis ‘Wiza’ Daka has been arrested by
police for allegedly selling an illegal plot to a Zambian of Indian origin.

A source close to the former Councilor, said Daka was arrested on Tuesday after the ‘Indian’ reported him to police. The source said, Daka councilor from 2006 to 2011 allegedly sold a piece of land near York Farm but after the deal fell through the complainant decided to report him to Police.

He added that Daka is detained at Kamwala Police Post but will be released on bail if he satisfy bail condition.

In 2011, then Local Government Minister Dr. Brian Chituwo suspended and accused councilors at the Lusaka City Council-LCC-over land scandal in Lilayi which is near the same area the former councilor is implicated in this case.