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Zambia arrested over 100 Ethiopians for being in the country illegally

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Zambia’s Department of Immigration said it apprehended seventy (70) Ethiopians in a suspected case of human smuggling. It was in an operation carried out in ChaLusaka, which started in the late hours of Saturday, 14th October, 2017 into the morning of Sunday, 15th October, 2017, the department said.
This brings the total number of persons arrested in suspected human smuggling cases to 113 in a period of one (01) month.
Smuggling a person across a Zambian border or agreeing to be smuggled are serious crimes which attract penalties of between 15 and 20 years imprisonment.

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