POLICE in Itezhi tezhi have arrested a 22-year-old man who is allegedly to have eloped with his 13-year-old biological sister, whom he defiled on several occasions.
The man is allegedly to have had sex with the girl between October 24, 2013 and September 4, 2014 and has since been charged with defilement.
Central Province commissioner of police Standwell Lungu confirmed the arrest yesterday and explained that the girl had eloped with the elder brother and relocated to Kaoma in Western Province as at last week.
Mr Lungu said the father of the two, Harry Matimba of Mbila Village, reported to police that his daughter had been defiled by his son and that investigations were later instituted.
He said the suspect was being held in custody and would appear in court soon.
Meanwhile, Mr Lungu said police were still looking for a man who shot dead another man on suspicion that he was flirting with his wife during a wedding ceremony in Kapiri Mposhi.
Times of Zambia