Police in Lusaka have recovered K65, 330, 000 suspected to have been stolen or unlawfully obtained from a house in Lusaka’s new Kasama area.
Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo stated that the money was recovered in an operation conducted yesterday after a tip off from members of the public.
“During the search, police discovered 30 travelling bags containing Zambian Kwacha notes. Bank of Zambia was engaged and counted the money in the presence of caretakers as the alleged owner Faith Musonda is reported to have run away from the house,” Mrs Katongo stated.
She stated that a further search was conducted and the team discovered a safe containing USD57,350 which was later seized and handed over to Bank of Zambia for safe keeping and further investigations
Mrs Katongo stated that a manhunt for the suspect has been launched.
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