Following the publication on 18th December, 2021 of reports that the Anti-corruption Commission(ACC) had arrested and charged Margaret Chisela also known as Faith Musonda for being in possession of property suspected to be proceeds of crime contrary to the Laws of Zambia, citizens raised questions on the implications of her re-arrest considering Ms. Musonda and the ACC had entered into a settlement in October 2021. The arrest in December was in connection
with being in possession of a property namely a house, number C5,1,D4-B in Lusaka’s Kingsland City, property reasonably suspected of being proceeds of crime contrary to Section 71 sub section 1 of the Forfeiture of Proceeds of Crime Act No. 19 of 2010. It is alleged that on dates unknown but between 1st August 2020 and 30th June 2021 in Lusaka jointly and whilst acting together with persons unknown, Ms. Musonda did acquire a house, number C5,1, D4-B in Kingsland City in Lusaka at a value of US$185,000. This story was also posted on other Facebook pages like Storm Media Zambia and Zambia Reports.
Evidence and References
- : Video Clip: Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) News,18th December 2021 at 22:00 Hours News. Anti-Corruption Commission Spokesperson, Queen Chibwe giving an Official Statement on the arrest of Ms. Faith Musonda.