DEC Arrest Copperbelt Nigerian Drug Baron

The Drug Enforcement Commission has arrested a Nigerian Businessman believed to be a major supplier of cocaine on the Copperbelt for trafficking in cocaine.
Wisdom Amagbaobi, 36, residing in Ndeke Village, Kitwe has been arrested for trafficking in five sachets of cocaine.

He was apprehended at Parklands Shopping Complex in Kitwe and the Toyota Corolla he was using at the time of arrest has since been seized.

Meanwhile, the Commission has arrested two Zambian women in separate incidences for trafficking in psychotropic substances.

Christina Lombwa, 34, of Zambia compound in Choma has been arrested for trafficking in 1875 prepacks of cannabis in clear plastics concealed in a trunk weighing 92.1kg while, Prisca Nachula, 44, of Ntindi village in Nakonde has been arrested for trafficking in 144 bundles of miraa wrapped in newspaper cuttings and banana leaves concealed in a sack containing second hand clothes weighing 46.1kg.

And in Chipata, the Commission has arrested Daniel Sakala, 28, a peasant farmer of Makoba village for trafficking in 40 rolls of cannabis wrapped in banana leaves weighing 22kg.

All the suspects are in custody and will appear in court soon.