A Nigerian pastor popularly called Prophet Isaac Amata has been arrested by Zambian authorities for allegedly trafficking 26.29 kilogram of ephedrine, a medication and stimulant drug.

His arrest was announced by a spokesperson for the drug enforcement agency on Thursday.

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Prophet Amata, 42, is known for having predicted that President Edgar Lungu would win Zambia’s 2016 general elections.

He was arrested 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.

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

Xinhua news agency quoted her as saying that the suspect is currently in police custody and will appear in court soon.

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