12 Ethiopians arrested in Nakonde
Nakonde, November 3, 2014, ZANIS…..Twelve Ethiopian Nationals have been apprehended by police at Wulongo Check Point in Nakonde district of Muchinga province.
The 12 Prohibited Immigrants who where in two separate vehicles were arrested yesterday around 21:00 hours.
The development has been confirmed to ZANIS by Muchinga Police Deputy Commissioner Bonny Kapeso today.
Mr Kapeso said that a group of six Ethiopians were aided by a Zambian identified as Matthews Mutambo aged 28 of Ntindi using a Funcargo vehicle Registration Number AIB 937.
He said another set of six where found in a Toyota Premio registration number T505 BZW which was being driven by Erick Kenju also aged 28 of Tanzania.
Mr Kapeso said the 12 Prohibited Immigrants are aged between 20 and 24 years and are said to have been enroute to South Africa.
He said the 12 Ethiopians are currently being held in custody by Nakonde Police and that both vehicles used to ferry them have since been impounded.