The Choma Subordinate Court today found a Zambia Police Reserve Constable guilty of corruption and sentenced him to 9 (nine) months in jail with hard labor.
Mr. I Never Knew Chizyuka, 40, of Tara Village, Choma District, has been convicted by Choma Principal Resident Magistrate Idah Mupemo.
In 2019, the Anti-Corruption Commission arrested and charged Mr. Chizyuka with One count of Corrupt Practices by a Public Officer Contrary to Section 19 (1) of the Anti-Corruption Act No. 3 of 2012.
Details of the offence are that on dates unknown but between 1st April, 2018 and 30th May 2018, in Choma District being a public officer namely a Reserve Constable in the Zambia Police Service did corruptly solicit for K1,000 cash gratification from Ms. Alice Hachibone as an inducement to have her husband Winford Hachibone released from police custody, a matter or transaction which concerned the Zambia Police Service, a public body.
This is according to a statement issued by ACC spokesperson Queen Chibwe.