The Government Joint Investigations Team has formally arrested Three (3) FRA Agents for Theft by Agent Contrary to Section 278 of the penal Code, Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.
Mr. Davis Kayame aged 50, an Assistant Warehouse Manager of Katondwe Depot and Fanwell Bwalya a Katondwe Depot Buyer, both of Seedfarm Compound in Chinsali District issued eight (8) fake produce received notes (PRN) valued at Seventy Nine Million Five hundred And Sixty Thousand Kwacha (79, 560,000) to two (2) named Women purporting to have supplied maize to FRA when in fact not
In the same vain, the Investigations Team has seized a Hammer mill and Generator belonging to Mr. Edward Sinkala, Secretary of Chunga satellite Depot, Chinsali District in relation to theft of FRA maize at the Chunga Depot.
The assets are suspected to be proceeds of crime.
Mr Sinkala is currently at large.
Mr Loyed Melele aged 25 a Depot Buyer of the same Chunga Depot has also been arrested for theft.
The three FRA agents are currently in police custody at Chinsali Police Station and are scheduled to appear in Court soon.