Chisamba teacher arrested for sodomy

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Police in Chisamba have arrested a male teacher for allegedly being involved in sodomy with a ZESCO casual employee.

Central Province Commanding Officer Standwell Lungu confirmed receiving a report on the matter to ZANIS in Chisamba today.

Mr Lungu however declined to comment on the matter saying the case was still under investigation and would come up in court soon.

Meanwhile, Chisamba District Education Board Secretary Faith Kyulabantu Mwamba has suspended the named grade eight teacher at Chisamba primary school for allegedly being arrested for sodomy.

Mrs. Mwamba suspended the teacher last week after he was reported to have been in custody at Chisamba police station for three days.

Mrs. Mwamba said according to the code of conduct any teacher who was detained in police custody was supposed to be suspended pending investigations and would be taken back for work upon clearance.

She said according to the facts that she received from the police the teacher was involved in a sexual offence.

She said it was alleged that Jacob Botha had anal sex a month ago with a 20 year old man who is a casual employee at Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation (ZESCO).

She said according to the medical report from Liteta District Hospital there was some evidence of penetration on the 20 year old man allegedly caused by the suspect.

And Chisamba District Commissioner Ferdinand Chipindi who confirmed receiving the report said the teacher had been released on police bond.