Owner and promoter of Kalandanya music promotions Bwalya Chitalu Kalandanya has been arrested for fraud.
Zambia police spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said in a statement that the Joint Investigation Team has arrested and charged Mr. Kalandanya aged 47 for the subject offence of Fraudulent Registration of Contractor’s Certificate Contrary to the National Council for Construction Act No.10 of 2020.
Mr. Hamoonga stated that it is alleged that on 12th October, 2016 at unknown time at National Council Construction in Lusaka, the suspect with intent to deceive officers did procure registration of Contractor’s Certificate in the names of Nsochita General Contractors and Suppliers Limited by False representation.
He said the Mr. Kalandanya who is a business man used the said Certificate to Bid for tenders and was awarded various contracts by the Government of the Republic of Zambia.
“The Joint Investigation Team has arrested and charged M/ Bwalya Chitalu Kalandanya aged 47 a businessman of plot number 325 Roma Park for the subject offence of Fraudulent Registration of Contractor’s Certificate Contrary to section 57 (1) (a) as read with subsection (2)of the National Council for Construction Act No.10 of 2020. The suspect will appear in court soon,” he said.