Monday, May 20, 2024

Police impound Shalom bus carrying illicit cigarettes


zambiaPolicelogoPolice in Kafue district have impounded a Shalom Higer bus registration number AJC 8478 which was carrying seven boxes of illicit cigarettes containing 50 bricks of the said cigarettes.

Kafue Acting District Commissioner Joseph Kamana said the bus, which was coming from Lusaka going to Livingstone, was impounded at Kafue weighbridge check point yesterday.

Mr. Kamana told ZANIS in Kafue that the impounded bus and the boxes of cigarettes will be handed over to Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) for further investigations.

In another development, Mr. Kamana said two people have sustained serious injuries in a road traffic accident that happened along the Kafue-Lusaka road at Kafue-Chawama junction around 02: 30 hours yesterday morning.

He explained that the incidence happened when a Toyota Dyna light truck, registration number ALX 6902 cut in front of a Toyota Hilux registration BAC 5980.

He said the Dyna was driven by Duncan Tembo of Kafue who was coming from Lusaka heading to Kafue while the Hilux was driven by Onious Mutinta of Zani Muone who was coming from the opposite direction.

Mr. Kamana said the victims were taken to Kafue district hospital for treatment.


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