Anti-graft agency arrests police officer for allegedly receiving K22,500 in bribes


Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested a 30-year-old Kabulonga police officer for allegedly receiving a total of K22,500 in bribes.

According to the commission, the suspect attempted to solicit K50,000 from individuals whose identities were not revealed.

Head of Corporate Communications, Timothy Moono, stated that on unknown dates, the suspect identified as Sergeant Susan Yuyi allegedly received K12,500 unlawfully from specific individuals, supposedly in return for resolving a matter in their favor within the Zambia Police.

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“Additionally, she attempted to solicit K50,000 on March 30, 2024, and April 18, 2024, though only received K10,000 of it,” Moono said in a statement issued in Lusaka on Monday.

Moono added that the K10,000 bribe was recovered by the commission during an operation.

The Commission charged Yuyi with one count of abuse of authority of office and three counts of corrupt practices by a public officer.

“Yuyi has since been released on bond and will appear in court soon,” he said.

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