Police arrest 74 old man for defiling 7 year old

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olice in Kasama have arrested a 74 year old man identified as Baton Mpunku for allegedly defiling a 7 year old juvenile.

Police Spokesperson Charity Munganga-Chanda says the suspect was caught having carnal knowledge of the girl by her mother around 14:00 hours yesterday.

Mrs. Chanda says the suspect has since been charged with Defilement of a Child contrary to section 138 of the Amendment Act Cap 87 of the Penal Code of the Laws of Zambia and will appear in court soon.

Meanhwile a 19 year old man of Chimwemwe Township in Kitwe has died on the spot after the Toyota Spacio, Reg. No. ADC 9758 he was driving hit into a tree which was lying across the road.

Mrs. Chanda has told Qfm News in statement that Innocent Ndhlovu met his fate on Sunday 16th February, around 02:00 hours along Kwacha road, opposite Kamitondo Clinic.

She says the body of the deceased is lying in Kitwe Central Hospital Mortuary awaiting postmortem.