A 30-year-old woman of Lusaka’s Kanyama compound has appeared in Lusaka Magistrates Court for allegedly obtaining money by false pretence from 10 people, claiming to be a Government worker who wants to help them find employment.
Susan Bwalya of Old Kanyama in Lusaka, in count one and two on dates unknown but in the month of May and June,2015, with intent to defraud or deceive did obtain K500 cash each from Yvonne Daka and Sylvia Kanjala by falsely pretending that Government was employing general workers in the Judiciary.
Bwalya, in counts three and four, in the months of July and August she is alleged to have deceived Esther Makusa and Annie Phiri and obtained K500 from each of them under the same pretence.
And in August Bwalya allegedly obtained K500 cash each from Susan Mvula and Sara Bwalya using the same trick.
In counts seven and eight in September, Bwalya again allegedly obtained K500 each from Ruth Mwanza and Conwell Mambo using the same ruse.
In October, Bwalya was alleged to have received K500 each from Chris Khola and Christopher Tembo pretending that Government was employing general workers in the Judiciary.
Bwalya is expected to appear again before Magistrate Judith Chiyaika to answer the charges.