Human rights commission official arrested over fake money

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has arrested an employee of Human Rights Commission and a private Audit Consultant for being in possession of Fifty four thousand US Dollar counterfeit notes.
Sitali Amukena, an Assistant Information Officer at the Human Rights Commission was arrested together with Silwendo Zaza, a private Auditor and Bernard Mufwaya a businessman.
The three who are jointly charged were arrested in separate incidents following searches that were conducted at their homes.
Mr. Sitali, a resident of Chalala in Lusaka together with Mr. Mufwaya were allegedly found with over 33,000 counterfeit US dollars while Mr. Zaza was found with 21,000 counterfeit US dollars in 100 dollar bills.
The suspects are detained in Police custody and will appear in court soon.
This is contained in a statement released to MUVI TV News by DEC Public Relations Manager, John Nyawali.
Meanwhile, 21 people were arrested over the weekend countrywide for trafficking in different quantities of cannabis with a total weight of 152 kilograms.
Among those arrested is a teenager of Kaoma district who was found with about 50 kilograms of dried cannabis.
Also arrested was Marry Mweene, a house wife of Kaoma who was found with 80 kilograms of the psychotropic substance.

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