Copperbelt Drug Enforcement Commission arrest Luanshya Town cocaine trafficking
By Theresa Katongo, Public Relations Officer
Drug Enforcement Commission
Lusaka, Thursday 22nd December, 2016 – The Drug Enforcement Commission on the Copperbelt has arrested a Business Woman of Luanshya Town for trafficking in cocaine.
Justina Phiri, 37, a Business woman of House No. 86KM Kamirenda area in Luanshya District has been arrested for trafficking in 48 rocks of cocaine.
The suspect was arrested in Kitwe at her named Guest House situated in Kwacha East and she will appear in Court soon.
Justina Phiri is purportedly connected to a notorious Nigerian drug dealer by the name of Wisdom Amagbaobi who was convicted in 2012 and deported back to Nigeria for drug related offences.
Wisdom Amagbaobi is allegedly back in Zambia and is currently on the run. A DEC manhunt has since been instituted to ascertain his whereabouts.