12 illegal Immigrants nabbed

 12 illegal Immigrants nabbed

By Staff Writer
Police in Lusaka intercepted a Toyota Alphard registration Number AIC 4225 Carrying 12 Prohibited Immigrants believed to be from Pakistan.

Brief facts are that at on December 17, 2022 at around 22:30 hours, Police received information that they were suspected Prohibited Immigrants at a named Lodge around Kabangwe area in Lusaka.

Police Deputy Spokesperson Danny Mwale said Acting on the information, officers managed to intercept the said motor vehicle as it attempted to leave.

Mr Mwale said investigations have been instituted in conjunction with the Department Immigration.

Meanwhile six people died while 10 others survived with injuries in a road traffic accident involving a Higer Bus they were traveling in from Kasumbalesa to Lusaka.

Three of the victims who died have only been identified as Rabecca Bwalya 34, Marley Essanga 24 and Lazarus Kanema while the other three are yet to be identified.

Mr Mwale said the accident happened on December 18, 2022 at around 04:30 hours along the Great North Road at Kashikishi area about 10 kilometers south of Kapiri-Mposhi town.

He said the accident happened when the driver of the Higer bus registration number ALZ 3677, belonging to ABYKEN Bus Services of Chingola, identified as Chris Hamuka of Matero township in Lusaka, driving from Kasumbalesa to Lusaka with 49 passengers on board, hit into a Scania Tipper Truck registration number BCB 2289 which was parked on the left side of the road.

Mr Mwale said that due to the impact, six people, two females and four males, were pronounced dead upon arrival at Kapiri-Mposhi District Hospital leaving 10 with injuries.

The tipper truck had its rear part damaged while the bus is extensively damaged.

The bodies of the deceased are all in Kapiri-Mposhi District Hospital mortuary awaiting formal identification and postmortem.

The driver of the higer bus is detained in Police custody charged with Causing Death by Dangerous Driving.

Alice Nachilembe


Alice Nachilembe is a Journalist who yearns for a better country with leaders being accountable to their mandate without oppressing the governed.