Saturday, 26 May 2012

DEC arrests a sales supervisor, a farm manager and a clearing agent for forgery and attempting to obtain money by false pretences


The Drug Enforcement Commission has arrested a Sales Supervisor, a Farm Manager and a Clearing Agent, for forgery and attempting to obtain money by false pretences.

Cleopatra Moyo Chibuye, 31, a Sales Supervisor of 17 Pamodzi Court Flats Ndola, has been arrested and jointly charged with Brian Mubanga Phiri, 30, a Farm Manager of 23637 PHI Lusaka, and Happy Kondowe, 37, a Clearing Agent of 2516 Pamodzi in Ndola, for forging an Indo-Zambia Bank cheque drawn on Zamtel account at Ndola Branch, and attempting to obtain money by false pretences.

The trio is said to have forged a cheque in the sum of K88,960, 940.90 paid to Yvonne Goma purporting to show that the cheque was rightfully issued by Zamtel, when in fact not. 

The forged cheque was later deposited in Yvonne Goma’s account at First National Bank in Kitwe, but the money was not paid as it was intercepted by Indo-Zambia Bank.

Meanwhile, the Commission in Nakonde district has arrested a female Tanzanian national for trafficking in miraa. Eva Robert Kibibi, 48, a peasant farmer of Kilimanjaro in Tanzania has been arrested for trafficking in 103 bundles of miraa weighing 78.8 kilogrammes.
The suspects will appear in court soon.

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