20 Arrested For Drug Trafficking

The Drug Enforcement Commission -DEC- has arrested over 20 people countrywide, for trafficking in various quantities of Cannabis. Among those arrested is a peasant farmer, Sipesha Noombo, aged 37, of Numbu village in Namwala, Southern province, for trafficking in over 10 kilogrammes of cannabis. DEC Deputy Public Relations Officer, Mutale Chileshe, has confirmed this in […]

Three Nabbed OVER Murder Of Councillor

BUTTYSON KANDIMBA, Solwezi POLICE in Solwezi have arrested three people for allegedly shooting dead Zambezi Central ward councillor Yona Mbalakanyi last month. Suspected members of a notorious gang of gunmen called karavinas on July 17 shot dead Mr Mbalakanyi, 73. North-Western Province deputy commissioner of police Frank Mumbuna confirmed this in an interview in Solwezi […]

GBM Arrested On Assault Charge

United Party for National Development (UPND) vice president for administration Geoffrey Mwamba was yesterday arrested and later appeared in the Kasama Magistrate’s Court on two counts of assault. Mr Mwamba was summoned by Kasama police in the morning and he appeared for questioning at 14:30 hours after which he was formally charged and arrested. Briefing […]

16 Year Old In Kitwe Court OVER Pregnancy

A KITWE mother has sued a 16-old-boy, demanding damages for impregnating her daughter. This is in a case in which Mary Mulombi, a mother whose school-going daughter has been impregnated by her teen boyfriend, is demanding K5,000. Ms Mulombi said she decided to take the matter to court because the juvenile and his family were […]

Headman Convicted Of Incest

A 59-year old headman of Chief Musokotwane’s area in Kazungula has been convicted of having sex with his 10-year-old grand-daughter by the Livingstone Magistrates’ Court. This is in a case in which Born Nyemba of Nyemba village in Chief Musokotwane in Kazungula is charged with incest. It is alleged that on dates unknown but between […]

6 Year Old Girl Exposes iIndecent assault culprit

CHINOYI CHIPULU, Chingola A SIX-YEAR-OLD girl has narrated before the Chingola Magistrate Court how a 23-year-old man who indecently assaulted her threatened to kill her when she attempted to shout for help. Before Magistrate Penstone Chiluba, was Michael Phiri, 23, of house number 40 Kanongesha Road, Chiwempala township, who is facing one count of indecent […]

Suicide Bomber Dies in Failed Gombe Attack

A suicide bomber was killed on Tuesday when his explosives vest detonated as he rode towards a security checkpoint in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe, witnesses told AFP. A huge explosion rocked the Kasuwar Mata area of the city around 6:30 pm (1730 GMT) while most residents of the mainly Muslim city were at […]

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