…being arrested for theft of three motor vehicles, Certificate of Title and alleged proceeds of crime related to the $400,000…

Lusaka- Wednesday, 6th September 2023

Former First Lady Mama Esther Lungu and four others have been atrested charged with four counts of;theft of Mitsubish Canter, Toyota Alex, Toyota RunX and Certificate of Title for a property in Libala), properties of both Elizabeth Chanje Phiri and Hannah Patel.

The alleged offences are said to have occurred between May 2022 and September 2022.

The former First Lady has been arrested together with police officers who acted upon Mrs. Lungu’s earlier complaint and helped execute the recovery.

The officers are; James Phiri, Moses Lungu, Catherine Banda, Kapambwe Lungu, and Ray Chisulo, police officers that dealt with the complaint from Mrs. Lungu.

Mrs. Lungu and others remain detained at Ibex Police Station.