The Kasama Regional Immigration Office has apprehended two (2) Zambian Government drivers aged 44 and 46 of Lusaka West and Mtendere, respectively, for suspected human smuggling.

Immigration public relations officer Namati Nshinka in a statement availed to the media said, Immigration Officers intercepted the duo at Kateshi Toll Gate on the Kasama-Mbala Road aboard a Lusaka-bound maroon Mitsubishi Pajero a Government Vehicle carrying nine (9) undocumented Burundians.

Mr. Nshinka said the Officers intercepted the Vehicle in the early hours of Friday, 7th October 2022, following a tip-off from members of the public.

“The Zambians and the Burundians are currently detained at Milima Correctional Facility pending prosecution, while the Vehicle has been impounded and is parked at Kasama Regional Immigration Office,” he said.

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