It’s up to Faith

Faith Musonda

Lusaka, Kitwe
WHILE Faith Musonda, the alleged owner of the K65 million and US$57,000 cash seized by police on Saturday remains out of contact, lawyers say although the law does not restrict anyone from keeping any amount of money outside the banking system, it will be up to her to prove it was legally obtained.
However, this has to be beyond any reasonable doubt. That is perhaps where the case will get interesting.
A former journalist at Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation and communications manager at Zambia Development Agency (ZDA), Faith has to prove that she is capable of earning that kind of monies in her line of work.
In the meantime, her plush residence in New Kasama remains under surveillance together with another home she keeps at Kingsland City, one of the most luxurious estates Lusaka City has seen.
Lawyer Jonas Zimba said in an interview yesterday that keeping such huge amounts of money outside the banking systems raises a lot of suspicions and law enforcement agencies are mandated to investigate.
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