THREE people have been arrested and charged with the offence of Fraudulent dealing and Theft of a motor vehicle.
Police spokesperson Esther Katongo said the suspects have been identified as, Tobias Milambo, Nachi Musonda and Richard Lubemba.
Mrs Katongo said the incident is reported to have occurred in June, last year at Ultimate Insurance Company Limited in Lusaka
She said Milambo, Musonda and Lubemba jointly and whilst acting together fraudulently disposed off a motor vehicle, a Ford Ranger, registration number BAF 9826 ZM with intent to defraud.
Mrs Katongo said the three purported that the board of directors for Ultimate Insurance Company Limited lawfully disposed off the motor vehicle when in fact not.
“It is further alleged that the motor vehicle in question was stolen from Ultimate Insurance Company Limited and ownership of the said motor vehicle was changed from Ultimate Insurance Company Limited to Musonda,” Mrs Katongo said.
She said the suspects have been released on police bond and will appear in Court soon.
Mabumba was not arrested because he neither recorded himself nor circulated the video, police say
Police arrest couple over their pornographic video on social media with gospel music playing in the background
POLICE in Lusaka have arrested a couple for allegedly circulating their pornographic video on social media with gospel music playing in the background.
In a media statement issued, police spokesperson Esther Katongo said police through the Cyber Crime Unit commenced investigations into a case of obscene material which was circulating on various social media platforms with gospel music playing in the background. She said investigations into the matter led to the arrest of John Chewe aged 31, a pharmacist and Angela Kapumba aged 24, a dental assistant both working at a private Hospital in Lusaka.
Mrs Katongo said the duo had initially reported to Luckson Mapushi Police Post from where they obtained a Police report that on February 19,between 02:00 hours and 05:00 hours, unknown people had broken into their motor vehicle and stole a phone which was containing the said video and later circulated on various social media platforms without their knowledge.
She however said investigations revealed that there was no such incidence involving the theft of the mobile phone in question and that the report given to police was aimed distancing themselves from what was circulating on social media.
“Chewe and Kapumba have been warn and cautioned for the offences of Prohibition of Pornography Contrary to section 102(a)(b) of the Electronic and Communications Transaction Act number 21 of 2009,Making a False Document contrary to section 344 , CAP 87, Uttering a false document contrary to section 352 of Cap 87 and Giving false information to a public officer contrary to section 125, CAP 87 of the Laws of Zambia,” she said.
Mrs Katongo said the couple detained in police custody yet to be charged and will appear in court soon.