By FRANCINA PHIRI –
A MAN of Samfya district in Luapula Province has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a child who is an imbecile.
The man has only been identified as Caphas Bwalya, 39, a business person from Mwamfuli Village, Chief Kasoma Bangweulu in Samfya District, who
trades at Samfya Market.
Luapula Province Police Commissioner Hudson Namachila said it was alleged that Bwalya had sex with an 11-year-old girl who was mentally ill.
The victim sustained painful private parts and was bleeding.
Mr Namachila said the incident happened on Thursday, November 30, 2017
between 18:30 and 19:30 hours and that the police arrested the suspect the same day around 14:30 hours.
The suspect is still in police custody in Samfya waiting to appear in court.