By ALICE NACHILEMBE
Police in Ndola have arrested 16 members of a mushrooming criminal gang commonly known as black dogs, Abana four (424) boys, team Mafia, abashitina and Chinyo girls in Kabushi, Lubuto and Masala areas respectively.
The ages of the same gang ranges from 13 years to 21 years of which two are girls.
Copperbelt Police Commanding Officer Peacewell Mweemba said Masala police received intelligence report and acting on the information, investigations were instituted.
He said on December 21, 2022 at about 01:30 hours, police managed to apprehend 16 members of a criminal gang called abana four (424) boys of Kabushi Township.
Mr Mweemba said the gang members were rounded up at Kazu security watch garage situated at an old unused filling station at Kabushi market.
He said all the gang members are detained at Masala police station.
Mr Mweemba said one gang member was found in an act of defiling a young girl, while the other young boy was found with psychotropic substance.