The Police Department in Mansa has accused and arrested Bismark Chibwe, 20, for allegedly defiling an 11-year-old minor.
“The defilement is reported to have occurred on June 26, 2019 around 14:30 hours in Musafile Village, Chief Mibenge in Mansa District. It was reported that on the material day, the victim was at home with her mother when the suspect, who was doing some pieces of work at the neighbour, requested the victim to escort him to the nearest bush to cut some poles and whilst there, he defiled the victim,” police spokesperson esther Katongo stated.
She explained that the suspect was detained by the members of public, after the victim had shared her story with her mother, and was handed over to the police.
“He is currently detained in police custody and will appear in Court soon,” Katongo added.