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Chief’s dollars blocked

MELODY MUPETA, NANCY SIAME
Lusaka, Kitwe
THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has revealed that it restricted over US$200,000 that was wired to Chief Nkana of the Lamba in Lufwanyama, Copperbelt, and further intercepted and seized close to US$400,000 from two Turkish businessmen.
ACC head of corporate communications Timothy Moono disclosed this during a media briefing on the corruption watchdog’s activities in the third quarter of the year.
In the third quarter, ACC received 181 reports of suspected corruption. Of this number, 180 were authorised for investigations.

“The commission also intercepted and seized US$399,500 from two Turkish businessmen, Hakki Sahutoglu, director of Deniz Company Limited, and Sezer Sahutoglu.
“Further, the commission restricted US$216,000 that was wired to Chief Nkana and also restricted US$3,474,150 belonging to Savenda Systems Limited which was about to be moved from CLICK TO READ MORE