DEC arrests 2 Solwezi residents for stealing K117,185

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) in Lusaka has arrested and jointly charged two former employees of a named Mobile Communication Company for money laundering activities involving over K100, 000 00.
DEC Deputy Public Relations Officer Kamufisa Manchishi confirmed in a statement today that the commission has also arrested a 27 year-old man of Matero Township in Lusaka for trafficking in Heroin.

“The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit in Lusaka has arrested and jointly charged two former employees of a named Mobile Communication Company for money laundering activities involving over K100, 000.00. Sitali Nawa Chisenga, 31, of House No. 21A Kandundu area in Solwezi District has been arrested and jointly charged with Modley Khonje, 28, a former customer care and sales consultant of House No. 5630, Mushitala area in Solwezi District for theft and money laundering contrary to the laws of Zambia,” Manchishi stated.

“Particulars of the offence are that Sitali Nawa Chisenga, jointly and whilst acting together with Modley Khonje and other persons unknown, on unknown dates but between 1st January, 2015 and 30th March, 2017, at Solwezi in North-Western Province did steal K117, 185.00 which came into their possession by virtue of their employment. The duo further engaged in money laundering activities by using the said money to their benefit.”

Manchishi stated that Rock Ngong’a of Matero Township was arrested at Lusaka’s Buseko Market for trafficking in 13 sachets of Heroin.

“Meanwhile, the Commission in Lusaka has arrested a 27 year-old man of Matero Township for trafficking in Heroin. Rock Ngong’a, 27, of Matero Township in Lusaka has been arrested for trafficking in 13 sachets of Heroin. The suspect was arrested at Lusaka’s Buseko Market. All suspects will appear in court soon,” stated Manchishi.

         

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