A 25 -year- old man of Chikwanda Village has been
arrested for forgery and impersonating a police officer in
Mpika District of Muchinga Province.
ZANIS reports that Muchinga Province Police
Commissioner Godwin Phiri has confirmed the incident in an
interview today adding that the suspect was arrested
yesterday in the main business district of the town.
He said after a tip off by a concerned member of the
public alleging that Gilbert Phiri aged 25 of Chisanga
village in chief Chikwanda also of Arakan Barracks in Lusaka
was posing as a police officer and an Office of the President
( OP ).
The Commissioner says during investigations, the
suspect was found in possession of forged Zambia Police
and OP identification cards, respectively.
In addition the suspect had a photo of himself wearing
a police uniform.
He says the suspect has since been arrested and is in