Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has arrested a 44 year-old Lusaka businessman for forgery.
Christopher Banda, 44, on dates unknown but between 1st April, 2017 and 31st December, 2017 obtained credit by false pretense and money laundering contrary to the laws of Zambia.
DEC Public Relations Officer Theresa Katongo stated that the Mr. Banda intended to defraud a named bank by forging a report and valuation document for a property situated on Stand No. 718 in Kabulonga Extension in Lusaka.
Mr. Banda Director of MNS Global World Limited inflated the property which was valued at K1.4 million to K11.4 million and forged the signature for the Director at a named valuation company purporting that the said Director signed on the valuation report when in fact he had not.
The DEC Public Relations Officer stated that the said documents were uttered to a named bank loan officer and obtained a loan of K4 million by false pretenses.
She further added that the suspect has been released on Police bond and will appear in court soon.
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Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements.
The court in the country unanimously ruled on Tuesday that the legislation was discriminatory, unconstitutional and against the public interest.
"A democratic society is one that embraces tolerance, diversity and open-mindedness," Justice Michael Leburu said, noting that discriminatory law not only serves as a detriment to LGBTQ people, but holds back all of society. ... See MoreSee Less