Police arrests Given Kavungu aged 26 of Lusaka’s Libala south area for Being in possession of counterfeit notes.

March 16, 2024 –

Police have arrested Given Kavungu aged 26 of Lusaka’s Libala south area for Being in possession of counterfeit notes.

According to the police Deputy Public relations officer Danny Mwale said investigations revealed that the suspect on March 14, 2024 around 19:00 hours, approached a mobile money operator at a booth in Kalingalinga compound near Shoprite and attempted to deposit counterfeit K100 notes worth k1,500.

However, Mr. Mwale said the mobile money operator noticed that all the notes were fake and quickly alerted other people who apprehended and took the suspect to Police.

Mr. Mwale stated that upon inspection of the notes, Police observed that all of them were bearing the same serial number.

He said the counterfeit notes have since been retained awaiting further examination by officials from Bank of Zambia.

Mr. Mwale added that investigations to establish the source of the counterfeit notes have been instituted.

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