The Drug Enforcement Commission in Central Province has arrested three businessmen in Kabwe for being in possession of over USD $900, 000 counterfeit notes.
Tyson Musemuna, 44, of House No. MW118 in Ndola; Simon Mwape, 39, of House No. 162 Jomo Area in Mufulira, and Douglas Chola, 51, of Plot No C6152 Kasanda Mine in Kabwe, have been arrested for being in possession of US$986,800 in 100 Dollar Bills.
The trio were arrested at a named motel in Kabwe carrying the counterfeit Dollar notes in two backpacks.
The suspects are currently detained in Police custody but are yet to be formally charged.