Police ban unregistered, foreign vehicles

The Zambia Police Service has banned the use of unregistered and foreign registered motor vehicles on Zambian roads without necessary documentations.

Police Spokesperson Esther Mwaata-Katongo disclosed in a statement today that officers have since been directed to impound motor vehicles moving without registrations forthwith and that only those in transit would be allowed to be driven on Zambian roads with permission.

“The Zambia Police Service has banned the use of unregistered motor vehicles countrywide. Only those motor vehicles that are in transit will be allowed to be driven on Zambian roads and should as per requirement be accompanied by relevant documents. Police officers have been directed to impound motor vehicles moving without registrations forthwith,” Katongo stated.

Katongo stated all motor vehicles within the country bearing foreign number plates and being driven by Zambians without any justifiable reasons, would be impounded once found.

“Furthermore, all motor vehicles within the country bearing foreign number plates and being driven by Zambians without any justifiable reason have also been banned and if found, they will be impounded. We urge members of the public to comply and help the police in safeguarding peace and security of the country,” stated Katongo.

Mirriam Chabala

About Mirriam Chabala

Mirriam Chabala is a Zambian journalist who covers current affairs and writes in-depth feature articles on social issues.
Email: mirriam [at] diggers [dot] news

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