DEC Seize 24.1kg Of Cocaine

DEC Seize 24.1kg Of Cocaine

THE Drug Enforcement Commission has recorded its highest seizure of cocaine in Zambia. The Commission in Lusaka has recorded its highest seizure of cocaine following the arrest of two (02) Zambians and a Tanzanian national for trafficking in 24.1kg of cocaine. Sydney Mwansa, 32, an Assistant Manager of Taqua Bus Services of Tanzania; Likuta Shaibu […]

Police Nab 21 From Soweto Market

Police Nab 21 From Soweto Market

Police on Friday arrested 21 suspects who have been harassing people around Soweto’s Kamogodi area. Police Spokesperson Charity Munganga Chanda has disclosed that the suspects were found with offensive weapons. She says a Toyota Hiace minibus Registration No ALZ 8113 which they were using has also been impounded. Ms. Munganga says the investigations in the […]

14 Nabbed Over Ndola Airport Fracas

POLICE on the Copperbelt have warned and cautioned 14 people for allegedly trespassing on Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport in Ndola last month and preventing former Matero member of Parliament (MP) Miles Sampa from alighting from a Proflight Zambia plane. And Vice-President Inonge Wina says the abduction of government officials and journalists by suspected United […]

Son Killer Jailed 15 Years

Son Killer Jailed 15 Years

THE Chipata High Court has sentenced to 15 years imprisonment with hard labour a Petauke man who beat and killed his son over some chilli that he gave their neighbour. Jacob Wallace Zulu, 34, beat and killed his son, Blessings, before dumping his body in a nearby bush. Zulu was sentenced yesterday for one count […]

K39,000 Registration Materials Stolen In Mpika

THIEVES have broken into one of the offices at Mpika District Council, which is currently being used for voter registration, and have stolen registration materials worth K39,000. Muchinga Province commissioner of police Auxensio Daka, who confirmed the incident which occurred in the early hours of Sunday, said police have since picked four council police officers […]

Livingstone Man Gets 3 yrs For Attacking, Stripping Woman

A LIVINGSTONE man accused of attacking and stripping a woman naked has told the magistrates’ court that he has not slept since December 11 due to prison congestion. And a 37-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to one count of obtaining money by false pretences. Appearing before magistrate Benjamin Mwelwa, Francis Kasanga Malu, 38, is […]

Defiler Jailed 15 Years

THE Kabwe High Court has sentenced a 21-year-old man of Serenje to 15 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling his 16-year-old girlfriend. John Mutewa, who defiled his girlfriend between November 26 and December 10, 2014, in Serenje, pleaded for leniency, saying he committed the offence while having a love affair with the minor. Mutewa […]

High Court Sentences 5 PF Cadres To Death For Murdering UPND’s Grayzer

LUSAKA High Court judge Gertrude Chawatama has sentenced to death five PF cadres after finding them guilty of murdering a UPND cadre Grayzer Matapa last February. And judge Chawatama says people should live in harmony regardless of political differences. Before judge Chawatama was Mwewa Yapanshi, 24 of unknown address, Billy Semani Kansenya, 25, Moses Lungu, […]

Cop, 5 Others Arrested Over Pangolin

THE Department of National Parks and Wildlife in Monze has arrested six people, who include a police officer, for alleged possession of a live pangolin, which they were secretly trying to sell. Department of National Parks and Wildlife Services public relations officer Kalembwe Sakabilo said in a statement issued in Lusaka yesterday that the suspects […]

Lusaka Man Goes In For Escaping From Lawful Custody

LUSAKA magistrate Alice Walusiku yesterday sentenced a 26-year-old man from Mtendere compound to one year imprisonment with hard labour for escaping from lawful custody. Silvester Banda allegedly escaped from Mwembeshi Open Prison on June 1, 2015. At the time he escaped, Banda was serving an 18-month jail sentence for breaking into a building and committing […]

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