Health Minister of Zambia Chitalu Chilufya has been arrested on allegations of corruption after the anti-corruption commission noticed that he had suddenly came into a possession of a fortune. According to anti-corruption commission spokesperson Jonathan Siame, Dr Chitalu Chilufya has been charged with four counts of being in possession of property, supposedly coming from graft.
Following the investigations, the Commission has been conducting against the Minister, he has been arrested on Wednesday June 24, but then freed on bail. Dr Chitalu Chilufya has not commented on the situation.
47 year old Chitalu Chilufya is a Zambian physician and politician. He is currently Member of the the National Assembly for Mansa Central and Minister of Health since August 2016.
Now Dr Chitalu Chilufya is expected to appear the Lusaka Magistrate’s Court on Thursday 9 July.