Zambian woman arrested at Kenyan airport over drugs

A Zambian woman has been arrested in Kenya for drug trafficking.
Catherine Banda was arrested at the at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport after police found over half a Kilogram of cocaine concealed in assorted tins and cosmetic tubes in her baggage.
Catherine Banda who is in her thirties was coming from Lahore, Pakistan aboard a Kenya Airways flight to Ndola.
She was intercepted as she was about to board a plane after successfully checking in her baggage.
Zambia Drug Enforcement Commission spokesperson John Nyawali confirmed Banda has been remanded at Langata Women’s Prison after being denied bail by the Kibera magistrate court in Nairobi.
And Nyawali has disclosed that a 23 year old student at Zambia Centre for Accountancy Studies (ZCAS) in Lusaka has been arrested for trafficking in cocaine.
He said Sasha Wartten, a first year Banking and Finance student was arrested from Northmead awhere he was found with six sachets of pure grade cocaine.
Wartten, a resident of Northmead was arrested from the premises of one of the popular night clubs in the area.
He was found with the cocaine on his body as he was about to supply to some people.
Nyawali said Wartten was one of the major suppliers of cocaine to students at ZCAS and some patrons of night clubs around Northmead area.

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