Zambia: ZAMRA Top Brass Arrested

Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority -ZAMRA Director General Bernice Mwale and Principal Regulatory Officer Brian Kabika have been arrested by the Anti-Corruption Commission -ACC on charges of corrupt practices linked to Honey Bee Pharmacy License.

Mr. Mwale and Mr. Kabika, whilst acting together allegedly failed to comply with applicable procedures and regulations in the processing of the Honey Bee Pharmacy License.

The two have been incidentally charged with wilful failure to comply with Applicable Law and Procedure.

They have, however, been released on Police bond. .

This is contained in a statement released to ZNBC News in Lusaka today by ACC Public Relations Manager Queen Chibwe.

Meanwhile, the Kasama Magistrate Court has sent a Ndola business man to jail for four years after convicting him of corruption.

Albert Nkonde, 39, was charged of Corrupt Practice in defiance of Section 19 sub-section two of the ACC Act, having tendered five thousand Kwacha before a female police officer in Kasama as gratification to release his three impounded mother vehicles.

The gratification was executed on unkown dates but between February 01 and 28, 2021.

 

Source: ZNBC

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