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ACC arrests former High Court Judge for corrupt practices involving K1 million

• Justice Banda did corruptly solicit for K130, 000.00 gratification and received K63,000 from David Mwanza an Under- Sheriff.
• This was an inducement in order to assist him have a favorable decision in a tribunal.
• The tribunal was sitting to look at the collection of K8 million from Mopani Copper Mines.

Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested and charged former High Court Judge two counts of corrupt transactions involving over K1 million.
Commission Spokesperson Queen Chibwe revealed in a statement that Justice Joshua Banda 47, corruptly solicited for K130, 000 gratification and received K63,000 from David Mwanza an Under- Sheriff, as an inducement in order to assist him have a favorable decision in a tribunal which was sitting to look at the collection of K8 million from Mopani Copper Mines.
Mrs. Chibwe said Justice Banda further attempted to obstruct the due course of justice by offering K1 million to David Mwanza to deter him from giving evidence as a witness before a Judicial Complaints Commission Tribunal.
“Justice Banda, 47, of Woodlands, Lusaka was arrested and charged with two counts of corrupt transactions contrary to section 20(1) as read with section 41 of the Anti- Corruption Act No. 3 of 2012 and one count of conspiracy to defeat justice contrary to section 112 of the Penal Code Chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia.”
“Details of the offences are that Justice Banda did corruptly solicit for K130, 000.00 gratification and actually did receive K63,000.00 from David Mwanza an Under- Sheriff, as an inducement in order to assist him have a favorable decision in a tribunal which was sitting to look at the collection of K8 million from Mopani Copper Mines,” Mrs. Chibwe disclosed.
She added that Justice Banda has been released on bond and is expected to appear in court soon.

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