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FIC must follow procedure – Siliya

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CHOMBA MUSIKA, Lusaka
CHIEF government spokesperson Dora Siliya has said the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) must stick to its mandate and not overstep its boundary by releasing reports on financial crimes without following the procedure.
Ms Siliya said at a media briefing yesterday that the report is supposed to be availed to investigative wings before being released to the public.
She said Government works in clusters and will not allow any government agency to usurp the powers of other investigative agencies such as the Anti-Corruption Commission and the Zambia Police Service.
“When raw data is collected, it is supposed to be handed over to the right people. No one is saying that the FIC shouldn’t do their work but they need to do it in a manner that is harmonious,” Ms Siliya said.
The minister said releasing sensitive or raw data to the public has potential to READ MORE

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