Government has with immediate effect banned the manufacturing and sale of strong liquor sachets commonly known as tujilijili.
Local Government Minister Nkandu Luo has announced the ban at a press briefing in Lusaka on Sunday.
Professor Luo also announced that government has revoked licences for manufacturers and importers of the liquor sachets.
She told journalists that the decision has been arrived at after wide consultations and formulation of legislation to ban the sachets.
Professor Luo says any person that will be found guilty of manufacturing or selling the banned sachets will be fined or imprisoned for two years in default./ZNBC