The Drug Enforcement Commission DEC on the Copperbelt has arrested four males for possession of
The Commission has jointly arrested and charged Joseph Mpundu, aged 63 of Mufulira, John
Lumbwe, aged 30 of Kasama, Elisha Londwe, aged 32 of Ndola and Mathews Sandwe, aged 45
of Chiengi for Possession of Counterfeit Notes contrary to section 358 of the Penal Code Cap 87
of the Laws of Zambia.
“The suspects were apprehended in an operation conducted at a Mall in Kitwe”.
A search of the Toyota Corolla they were in a led to the discovery of the counterfeit notes namely US $12, 700 and K89, 500.
The counterfeit notes and the vehicle have been seized, while the four are detained in lawful custody and will appear in court soon.
This was contained in a statement issued by DEC Public Relations Officer Hussein Khan.