The Drug Enforcement Commission has arrested a businessman of Lusaka for forging personal details of a named Reverend and laundered over K 60 million from his bank account held at one of the Commercial Banks in Lusaka, DEC spokesperson John Nyawali has revealed.
Nyawali named the ‘businessman’ as Xhumalo Nanguzyambo, 31, a resident of Chudleigh B in Lusaka. He said he was arrested from one of the ATM booths situated at Arcade’s shopping Mall when he attempted to withdraw the remaining money.
Mr. Nanguzyambo forged bank details of the Reverend and successfully transferred a total of K 63 million from one Commercial bank to another where he had opened an account and withdrew a total of K47 million.
He withdrew the money at different intervals using the ATM card.
Mr. Nanguzyambo was also found with three ATM cards for three different banks. He was further found with one ball of cannabis hidden in his trousers.
A Toyota Corolla motor vehicle has since been seized from him. He is currently detained in Police custody.
Meanwhile, the Commission has in the last five days seized over 32 Kilograms of cannabis from 44 people that were arrested from different parts of the country.
Those arrested were from Lusaka, Copperbelt, Central, Northern and Eastern provinces.