DEC arrests 24 in Chibolya

23 foreigners nabbed in Chibolya clean up
23 foreigners nabbed in Chibolya clean up
The Drug Enforcement Commission has arrested twenty four (24) people from Lusaka%u2019s Chibolya compound for trafficking in various quantities of narcotic and psychotropic substances.

DEC Public Relations Officer Theresa Katongo tells QFM News that those arrested include Brian Chishimba, 26, for trafficking in 257.1grams of loose cannabis, Joe Mulenga, 25 for trafficking in loose cannabis weighing 128.6grams and 134 tablets of suspected diazepam.

Ms Katongo says also arrested and jointly charged is Frank Kachungu a bus driver and Modrick Mwelwa, 24, a bus conductor for trafficking in loose cannabis weighing 172.3g.

Meanwhile, the Commission in Lusaka has arrested and jointly charged a 56 year-old Congolese businessman and a 33 year-old Zambian businesswoman for trafficking in cocaine.

Ms Katongo says Kalongo Wa Kalongo, 56, a Congolese Businessman has been arrested and jointly charged with Yvonne Simwanza, 33, for trafficking in 52 rocks of cocaine.

She says the two suspects were picked from their residence in John Laing Compound.

And in Muchinga Province the Commission has arrested Ruth Hellen Muwowo, 27, a business woman of Ntindi village in Nakonde for trafficking in 60 bundles of miraa weighing 27.2kg.

The suspect was intercepted at a Police check point in Mpika.