On 3rd June 2019, the Anti-Corruption Bureau received an anonymous allegation that
Salima District Hospital Clerk, Mr. Ahmed Elias Kazembe and another Human
Resources Management Officer connived to maintain names of some members of
staff on government payroll, yet the staff had resigned in 2017.
The Bureau conducted investigations into the allegation and found that some people
were receiving salaries although they had resigned. The Bureau arrested five people
on 20th and 22nd September.
On 20th October, 2021, the Bureau arrested Rabson Issa and Madalitso Muyakha,
who worked as a Clinical Technician and Pharmacist respectively at Salima District
Hospital. They resigned in 2018 but continued receiving salaries up to May, 2019.
They were arrested on two counts of fraud other than false pretense contrary to
section 319A (c) of the Penal Code and Money laundering contrary to section 42 (1)
(C) of the Financial Crimes Act.
They appeared in Court on 21st October and were released on bail after fulfilling the
• Produced K100,000.00 cash each as bail bond
• Ordered to report to ACB once every fortnight
• Produced one surety each bonded at K500,000.00 not cash
• Surrendered travel documents to the Bureau
They will appear in Court on 10th November, 2021 for commencement of trial.
EGRITA M. NDALA
PRINCIPAL PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: DIRECTOR GENERAL