UNILUS Student nabbed for money laundering

 UNILUS Student nabbed for money laundering

By Staff Writer
The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit (AMLIU) has arrested a student from the University of Lusaka (UNILUS) for money laundering activities involving over K70, 000.00.

Andrew Mwanza 23, a student was arrested for Obtaining Money by False Pretenses.

DEC Public Relations Officer Mathias Kamanga said Andrew Mwanza jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown on dates unknown but between March 1, 2022 and July 31, 2022 in Lusaka obtained K70, 620.00 from various people.

Mr Kamanga said Mwanza was purporting that he would assist them obtain Scholarships and Visas to study medicine in Canada, Germany and Russia, when in fact not.

“We therefore, wish to caution members of the public against individuals posing as scholarship agents or representatives. The general public should be wary and do a fact-check especially when there’s a payment involved,” he said.

He said the suspect is currently on Police bond and will appear in court soon.

Alice Nachilembe


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