ACC nabs man over wife’s funding

THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in Kasama has arrested Northern Province youth development coordinator Felix Lengwe for alleged failure to declare interest in a matter in which he recommended funding to Parloz Beauty Parlour, a business entity owned by his wife.
Lengwe, 45, of house number 5A, New Township of Kasama has been charged with one count of failure to declare Interest contrary to Section 28(2) of the Anti-Corruption Act number 3 of 2012.
This is according to a statement issued in Lusaka yesterday by ACC public relations manager Timothy Moono.
Particulars of the case are that on unknown dates but between April 1, 2013 and June 30, 2013 in Kasama, Lengwe, being a public officer failed to declare interest when he participated and chaired the evaluation committee that interviewed and evaluated his wife Gwenny Nyambe’s application for funding under the Youth Development Fund.

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