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Nigerian Pastor Arrested In Zambia For Drug Trafficking 

A Nigerian pastor, Isaac Amata has been arrested for alleged drug trafficking in Zambia, a spokesman said on Thursday.

Amata, 42, who was arrested with 26.9 kilograms of ephedrine, a medication and stimulant drug, is known for having predicted that President Edgar Lungu will win Zambia’s 2016 elections.

He was apprehended by anti-drug officers on Wednesday upon arrival at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka, the country’s capital, according to Drug Enforcement Commission spokesperson Theresa Katongo.

She said the Nigerian pastor was arrested upon arrival at the airport from Nigeria aboard a South African Airways plane.

She said the suspect is currently in police custody and will appear in court soon.

 

NAN

 

 

 

 

 

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