Chama teacher arrested for defilement

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——A teacher at Katete Primary School in Chama District of Muchinga Province has been arrested for allegedly defiling a 13- year- old school girl.

Muchinga Province Police Commissioner, Remmy Kajoba confirmed the incident in an interview with the Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS) in Chinsali today.

Mr Kajoba identified the suspect as Mabvuto Ngoma, 32, adding that the defiled minor is a sister –in-law of the suspect.

Mr Kajoba said the incident happened last Friday, March, 22, around 02:00 hrs.

He explained that the matter was reported to the police by the wife of the suspect who said    she got surprised when she discovered that her husband was conspicuously missing in bed and when she woke up to check around the house, she was surprised to see her husband coming from the girls’ bed room.

The woman told police that the minor confessed that this was the second time Ngoma had defiled her.

She alleged that Ngoma has been buying new clothes for the girl so that she does not tell anybody what was going on between the two of them.   

Mr Kajoba said Ngoma is remanded at Chama police station and will appear in court soon.