THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) officers this evening have stormed Post Newspapers Offices on Lusaka’s Bwinjimfumu Road, demanding payment of tax arrears.
ZRA officials are still inside Post Newspapers Offices. ZRA officers have restricted journalists’ access to the premises since 17:00 hours,
Meanwhile, the Post Printing press in the light industrial area is still sealed off and printers have been switched off.
ZRA officials have been served with an injunction which they have not appealed against so they are waiting for further instructions from their legal team.
This is the second time this year that the Post Newspaper is being raid by the tax man.
In September last year, a similar raid was conducted by a joint team of police and ZRA officers at the Post Newspaper over tax liabilities