Minister detained in graft case
Publish date: 11 February 2019
Issue Number: 810
Diary: IBA Legalbrief Africa
Zambia's Housing Minister Ronald Chitotela has been arrested on corruption charges relating to two properties suspected to be proceeds of crime. BBC News reports that Chitotela was detained by the Anti-Corruption Commission which said he allegedly used the alias Diris Mukange on the deeds of both properties in the capital, Lusaka. He has been released on bail and will appear in court soon.