THE Mansa Fast Track Court has convicted and fined Mwale Nyirenda Roderick for driving a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.
And the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) has secured 36 convictions in the same Fast Track Court on Traffic offences in the first week of this month.
Meanwhile the Lusaka Fast Track Court on road traffic offences has secured 949 convictions for various traffic offences during the second quarter of 2018.
According to a statement issued by RTSA Public Relations Manager Mukela Mangolwa, Expired Road Tax with recorded seven convictions, Expired Insurance recorded four convictions, permitting the use of a Motor Vehicle with Expired Test Certificate with three convictions and Affixing of Tokens two convictions.
Mangolwa listed other offences which resulted in convictions as driving under the Influence of Alcohol, Plying for Hire and Reward, driving a Motor Vehicle in a dangerous condition and Use of a Motor Vehicle without a Road Service License.
Meanwhile the Lusaka Fast Track Court has secured 949 convictions for various traffic offences during the second quarter of 2018.
Mangolwa said among the leading offences recorded were 345 for dangerous driving, 307 for expired road tax, 221 for expired test certificate and 124 for uninsured motor vehicles, 91 for unlicensed drivers and 58 for use of hand held mobile phone whilst driving.
The Lion that escaped from Munda Wanga Captured
Five passengers sustain injuries in a road traffic accident near ZNS Makeni along the Kafue Road, police say
FIVE (05) passengers have sustained minor injuries while their driver escaped unhurt after a Toyota Gravia they were traveling on overturned near ZNS Makeni along the Kafue Road.
And Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says contrary to what is circulating on social media that the vehicle flipped on a newly constructed Fly – over Bridge in Makeni, the accident near ZNS – Garrisons, away from the bridge, yesterday around 19:30 hours.
Katongo said the accident happened when driver of the Toyota Gravia registration ALR 965, Mulenga Mwape of Chilanga Parkland, lost control of the motor vehicle due to excessive speed and in the process went to hit into a traffic sign post and the motor vehicle later over turned.
Katongo said during the process of overturning, the vehicle subsequently hit into the flight liner motor vehicle registration number AEG 1154 which was being driven by Tapera Brian, a Zimbabwean national aged 36 years old.
And Katongo said the driver of the Toyota Gravia survived unhurt while five passengers sustained minor injuries.
ACC arrests Former Senanga Subordinate Court Magistrate for corrupt practices involving K1,200
FORMER Senanga Subordinate Court Magistrate Chama Mutambalilo has been arrested by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for corrupt practices involving K1, 200.
Mutambalilo aged 50, of Kamwala South in Lusaka was charged with one count of Obtaining Money by False Pretences and is scheduled to appear in court soon.
ACC Public Relations Manager Timothy Moono has told Mwebantu in a statement that the suspect on dates unknown but between 1st October 2016 and 31st December 2016 whilst working as a Magistrate at Senanga Subordinate Court in Senanga District of the Western Province obtained K1,200 from known persons purporting that the said money was required as logistical support for him to undertake a Court scene visit when in fact not.
And Moono said the suspect has since been released on Bond and will appear in court soon