RB’s Son Quizzed Over Road Contracts Deal
By Edward - Tue May 29, 2:08 pm
Former President, Rupiah Banda’s son Andrew, has been warned and cautioned for allegedly soliciting and receiving gratification.
Mr. Banda, who is Zambia’s Deputy High Commissioner to India, was on May 1, this year interrogated in connection with his alleged solicitation of two per cent payment made on all road contracts offered to an Italian company, Fratelli Locci.
It is believed that the agreement between Fratelli Locci and Mr. Banda was signed in July, last year.
Mr. Banda was also being investigated on allegations of receipt of suspected proceeds of crime.
He is alleged to have received more than K195 million from the Italian company, which was engaged for road projects by the Road Development Agency (RDA).
Joint Government Investigative Wings public relations officer, Namukolo Kasumpa, confirmed the warn and caution statement to MUVI TV News.