District Education Standards officer arrested for alleged K166,000 crime, released on bond


The Anti-Corruption Commission has arrested and charged Masaiti District Education Standards Officer, Richman Ndhlovu, for corruption involving more than K166,000.

Richman Ndhlovu, 53, of house number D7 Kamirenda in Luanshya, had been charged with one count of Willful Failure to Comply with Applicable Procedure.

ACC Head of Corporate Communications, Timothy Moono, disclosed this in a statement issued in Lusaka on Friday.

Moono said the offence was contrary to Section 34 (2) (b) as read with Section 41 of the Anti–Corruption Act No. 3 of 2012.

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“Details of the offence are that, Richman Ndhlovu, on dates unknown but between 1st January, 2016 and 31st December, 2016 in Masaiti District, being a Public Officer namely Headteacher at Masaiti Boarding Secondary School and Mushili Secondary School did willfully fail to follow applicable procedure,” he stated.

Moono said this was when he authorized the procurement of payments of a sum of K166,685.00, a matter or transactions involving the Ministry of Education, a public body,” he stated.

“Mr. Ndhlovu had since been released on bond and would appear before court soon,” Moono said.

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