Mr Chileshe Kandeta Charged For Leaking The 2021 National Budget Speech

Police have charged and arrested Ministry of Finance Public Relations officer, Chileshe Kandeta aged 50 of Kabulonga and Lazarus Mwelwa aged 46 of Chamba Valley, a Budget Analyst at Ministry of Finance for the offence of Communication of Certain Information contrary to section Four chapter 111 of the State Security Act.

This is in relation to the leaking of the 2021 National Budget Speech which went viral before it was officially presented in Parliament.

They are detained in Police custody awaiting court appearance.

Danny Mwale Acting Police Spokesperson

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