TWO Directors in Lusaka have been arrested for defrauding customers of more than K1 million by purporting that they were going to supply them with roofing material
Amon Ssassassali 39 and Leonard Ngala 35 are jointly charged with, Moses Silupiya 37, for a similar offense involving K68,000.
Drug Enforcement Commission( DEC) Public Relations officer Mathias Kamanga said the Commission has arrested the trio through theAnti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit.
“ Particulars are that the directors, both of Lusaka have been arrested for obtaining money by false pretenses contrary to section 309 of the Penal Code, Chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia and money laundering, contrary to section 7 of the Prohibition and Prevention of Money Laundering Act Number 14 of 2001 as amended by Act 44 of 2010 of the Laws of Zambia, ”
“ The two who are directors in Extra 24 Ltd, Vwaaza Holdings Ltd, Mr Lee Africa Ltd and Cheap Cheap Investment Ltd, jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown, on dates unknown, but between January 1st, 2018 and December 31st 2021 did obtain K1.3 million from various customers by purporting that they were going to supply roofing materials when in fact not, ” he said.
He said one of the Directors, Mr Ssassasali, has also been jointly charged and arrested with Mr Silupya, for similar activities involving K68,000 using a company called Sun 99 Ltd.
Mr Kamanga added that the suspects have been granted police bond and will appear in court soon.