Police in Solwezi have arrested two people for unlawful possession of 1,250 rounds of ammunition.
The duo were arrested at Kukenga shop at the Solwezi main market yesterday.
North-Western Province Commissioner of Police, Hudson Namachila has confirmed the incident to ZANIS in Solwezi today and identified the suspects as Matthews Kasongo aged 61 and Ketty Kasongo aged 59 both residents of Solwezi.
He stated that the pellets are of LG, s.g and A3 make adding that quantities of each type are not yet known as they have not yet been counted.
Mr. Namachila said the suspects are not in possession of a licence or certificate to deal in fire arms or ammunitions.
He said the suspects are in police custody and will appear in court soon.