Learn from Mpombo’s arrest – FPP
The Forum for Progressive Politics (FPP) has advised
Zambians to learn a lesson from the arrest of former Defence Minister George
Mpombo, by police in Ndola, for allegedly issuing a K10 million cheque on an
insufficiently funded account.
FPP Secretary General Charles Kafumbo says
Mr. Mpombo’s arrest should be an eye opener to many Zambians who are in the
habit of issuing cheques on insufficiently funded accounts.
told ZANIS in an interview in Lusaka today that the arrest of Mr. Mpombo will
serve as a deterrent to other would be offenders.
He said it is
unfortunate that the former Defence Minister issued a cheque on an
insufficiently funded account to Colwyn Limited owned by Ndola businessman
In January this year, an accountant from Colwyn Limited
reported Mr. Mpombo to Police for issuing a K10 million cheque to the company on
an insufficiently funded account.
Mr. Mpombo was arrested on Tuesday and
has since been released on police bond with two working sureties. He will appear
before Ndola Magistrates Court tomorrow.