The Zambia Police Carrier Highbrow Assets Unit has seized Counterfeit Sugar merchandise values at over 126,000 Kwacha in Zanimuone West and Town Marketplace – Police Seize Counterfeit Sugar Worth K126000.
In keeping with Zambia Police Spokeswoman, Esther Katongo, the operation used to be carried out after receiving a grievance from Zambia Sugar, the respectable holders of White spoon sugar that their product used to be being counterfeited.
Katongo stated that right through the operation, officials raided a space in Zanimuone West and various wholesales at Town Marketplace the place they discovered 1kg, 2kg empty packs and 378 x 50Kg empty sacks labelled white spoon sugar for Zambia Sugar that have been getting used to package deal uncooked sugar and Hullet solar candy sugar which is thought to were imported from different nations and used to be being repacked in Zambia sugar programs.
She stated that Officials additionally seized a few weighing scales, ink pads, a date stamp, sewing machines and cotton, a sealing system, 164x50kgs subtle sugar and in addition a few sugar used to be discovered unfold on a tent in one of the crucial rooms, eighty five instances containing 20 packets of 02kg sugar, 31cases via 20 packets of 01 Kilogram sugar and 37 instances through 10 packets of 02 Kilogram sugar all suspected to be counterfeit sugar.
The entire worth of seized pieces is K126, 893.60.
Police Seize Counterfeit Sugar Worth K126000
Initial investigations recommend that the uncooked sugar is smuggled in from different nations and used to be being repacked in Zambia Sugar Percent classified programs.
Katongo stated that 9 suspects comprising Burundi, Congo and Zambian nationals have been picked up and are but to be charged.