The Zambia Information, Communication and Technology Authority has referred the matter in which a Lusaka based Journalist has officially lodged a criminal complaint against Airtel Networks Zambia Plc to the Police.
According to a letter emailed to the Zambian Eagle, ZICTA through the Director General Patrick Mutimushi says the matter complained of is of a criminal nature and not regulatory.
The ZICTA Director General further says Airtel refused to give the regulatory body information requested because there is a civil matter in the High Court of Zambia. ZICTA says after doing an analysis, it was observed that the matter be referred to Zambia Police through the Office of the Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja. See letter attached.