Zambia: Police Nab 4 Over Copper Concentrates

ALERT police officers on the Copperbelt have apprehended two Chinese , a Zimbabwean and two Zambians for being in possession of 20 bags of suspected copper concentrates.

The four were apprehended in Kitwe following a tip-off from members of the public.

The bags were weighing 33,900 kilogrammes.

Copperbelt Police chief Charity Katanga said the suspects were using a foreign truck registration number HCV 452MP-HCV430MP-T.

Ms Katanga identified the suspects as Xig Zhzxin aged 24,Yo Xiongping, 26 both of Chingola, Herbet Toto a Zimbabwean, Luckson Chabala, 32 and Humphrey Mbulo of Kitwe’s Chimwemwe Township .

She said the suspects were found with the contraband without proper documentation.

“I can confirm that we are investigating a case in which some foreign nationals and Zambians were found with copper concentrates,” she said.

Source: The Times of Zambia