Court News

DEC officer tells court all

A DRUG Enforcement Commission (DEC) officer yesterday told the Lusaka Magistrate’s Court that a court interpreter who was being questioned for allegedly trafficking in cocaine, revealed that other court officials were also involved in the drug deal.
DEC chief investigations officer Choolwe Kaliba said Emmanuel Chirwa told investigation officers that more court officials were allegedly involved in drug trafficking.
In this matter, businessmen Eric Chipango and Emmanuel Chimba are jointly charged with seven court officials for trafficking in 80.11 grammes of cocaine without lawful authority.
The other accused people are Bevan Mengo, Emmanuel Chirwa, Matthews Mukanda, Victor Nzaila, Florence Mushoka, O’Brian Muyunda, and Didie Kangwa, a senior clerk of court.

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