Lusaka man stoles copper concentrate worth over $80,000

 Lusaka man stoles copper concentrate worth over $80,000

By ALICE NACHILEMBE 
Police in Lusaka have launched a man hunt for a man alleged to have stolen copper concentrates worth USD 80,280.15 property of Zamfast Logistics.

The Man only identified as Goodson Mutemela of Lusaka’s Zani Muone area is wanted for the offence of Theft by Servant.

Police Deputy Spokesperson Danny Mwale said the suspect who was employed as a driver for Zamfast Logistics Group Limited of Lusaka is alleged to have stolen copper concentrates worth USD 80,280.15 property of Zamfast Logistics.

Mr Mwale said it is alleged that on December 28, 2022 the suspect was assigned to ferry the consignment from Kasumbalesa enroute to South Africa through Lusaka.

He said on December 30, 2022, the suspect is alleged to have disconnected the vehicle tracking system and switched off his mobile phone.

Mr Mwale said Police were alerted and immediate instituted investigations into the matter.

He said Police officers later discovered the Shacman Truck registration number AIC 1642 and trailer number BAL 2889 abandoned without the consignment along Ndola – Kapiri-Mposhi road near Kafulafuta weighbridge with the keys in the ignition.

“Police have have continued with investigations. We appeal to members of the public with any information which may lead to the arrest of the suspect to report to any nearest police station,” he said.

Alice Nachilembe

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