Two teachers fired over vote buying

The Ministry of Education has dismissed two Katete teachers who are on Police wanted list.

Provincial Education Officer, Allan Lingambe confirmed this to Breeze News stating that dismissal letters have been sent to the DEBS, District Education Board Secretary’s Office in Katete.

Dr. Lingambe says his office is just waiting for confirmation from the DEBS, in Katete if the teachers have collected their dismissal letters.

He says that the two teachers had been suspended from work for allegedly involving themselves into vote buying in Chipangali Constituency in Chipata.

Dr. Lingambe explained that the Ministry of Education has taken disciplinary action against the teachers because the offence that they committed was criminal.

The two teachers, Punji Chona Malata and Caroline Munyumbwe, are reported to be on the run.

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