ZAF officers nabbed over rhino horns

Judge Mallet; Hammer
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THE Department of National Parks and Wildlife has arrested two Zambia Air force (ZAF) officials, one Namibian and a Zambian businessman for illegal possession of rhino horns.

Ministry of Tourism and Arts public relations officer Sakabilo Kalembwe said in a statement yesterday that the four were were cornered at Embassy Park Mall in Lusaka’s Chawama Township with the contraband weighing up to 3.9 kilogrammes.

“The four, all male suspects, are Stefanus Nefuma, a Namibian, Chripine Masheke, a Zambian working for ZAF as flight sergeant, Mwiya Masheke a Zambian also working for ZAF as a captain, Martin Maimba, a Zambian businessman of Lusaka,” he said.
Mr Kalembwe said the suspects have been charged with unlawful possession of a pair of rhino horns. They will appear in court.

Zambia Daily Mail