ACC arrests owner, wife and son of Ndozo lodge for corruption involving 140 properties suspected to be proceeds of crime – Mwebantu

THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested and charged the owner of Ndozo Lodges, Chrint Sichamba, as well as the co-directors and shareholders of Mulozi Trading Limited, Eudora Nambela and David Sichamba for corruption involving more than K 781 million and more of 10 million US dollars.

ACC public relations director Timothy Moono said in a statement that Chrint Sichamba, 46, his wife Eudora Nambela, 37, and son David, 29, have all been arrested and charged with possession of 140 properties suspected of to be proceeds of crime.

He said Mr. Sichamba of conspiracy 401a/5 Mimosa, Chilanga was charged with 26 counts of possession of property believed to be proceeds of crime.

“The details are that Mr. Sichamba owned properties ranging from bare land, one and two story buildings, houses, apartments, warehouses, shops, offices, a chicken coop, a pigsty and fish ponds. These properties are valued at K287.2 million and are all located in Lusaka and Chilanga districts,” Mr. Moono said.

He said Mr Sichamba also had K11 million and US$5.4 million in his bank account domiciled with Investrust Bank PLC and Standard Chartered Bank.

Mr Moono said Ms Nambela, of the same residence, was charged with 39 counts of possession of property believed to be proceeds of crime.

He said his properties are valued at K287 million and cash in bank is K1 million.

“Properties include homes, shops, offices, warehouses and motor vehicles,” he said.

Mr Moono said Mr Sichamba’s son David, also a director of Mulozi Trading Limited, has been charged with 41 counts of possessing property believed to be the proceeds of crime.

He said the properties are valued at K195.1 million.

“David was also found in possession of US$4.6 million in his bank account domiciled with Investrust Bank PLC,” Moono said.

He said the Commission believes that said properties were acquired using alleged proceeds of crime.

Mr Moono said the three are due to appear in court on August 31 this year.

(Mwebantu, Monday August 15, 2022)

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