A 24 -year -old wife of a policeman in Nakonde District in Muchinga Province has been arrested for allegedly pouring hot water on her 16 -year- old young sister.
The incident was confirmed to ZANIS by Muchinga Province Deputy Police Commissioner Bonny Kapeso today.
Mr Kapeso said Judith Chipasha a wife of a policeman of TAZARA Police Camp in Nakonde district poured hot water on her young sister’s face after accusing her of stealing money and a chitenge material.
Mr Kapeso said the 16 -year- old victim sustained burns all over her face.
The Deputy Police commissioner said the suspect has since been released on police bond.
Mr. Kapeso has since warned spouses to police officers to be role models
in society as they are married to law enforcement officers.