POLICE on the Copperbelt province have received a report of Incest which a 70-year-old man of Ndola has been sexually abusing his 16-year-old granddaughter.
Police spokesperson Esther Katongo said the victim is alleged to have been abused between January 2015 and January 10 this year.
She said police have since instituted investigations into the matter.
“Police received victim which a female adult of Pamodzi VLC reported that her cousin aged 16 years had been abused sexually on several occasions by her biological grandfather aged 70 years, the recent one being on 10th January, 2021,” she said.
Meanwhile, police in Kitwe have arrested a woman identified as Dorothy Sakala for allegedly assaulting her ex-husband Blessings Kasongo 32 of Chimwemwe Township by pouring hot water on him.
Mrs Katongo said the incident happened when the victim went to his ex-wife’s house to warn her to stop going to his house.
“This infuriated the suspect who poured hot water on him. He sustained burns on the left side of the face, left shoulder, and on the back. He is currently admitted to Kitwe Teaching Hospital,” she said.
Mrs Katongo said Ms Sakala is currently in police custody.
Mabumba was not arrested because he neither recorded himself nor circulated the video, police say
Police arrest couple over their pornographic video on social media with gospel music playing in the background
POLICE in Lusaka have arrested a couple for allegedly circulating their pornographic video on social media with gospel music playing in the background.
In a media statement issued, police spokesperson Esther Katongo said police through the Cyber Crime Unit commenced investigations into a case of obscene material which was circulating on various social media platforms with gospel music playing in the background. She said investigations into the matter led to the arrest of John Chewe aged 31, a pharmacist and Angela Kapumba aged 24, a dental assistant both working at a private Hospital in Lusaka.
Mrs Katongo said the duo had initially reported to Luckson Mapushi Police Post from where they obtained a Police report that on February 19,between 02:00 hours and 05:00 hours, unknown people had broken into their motor vehicle and stole a phone which was containing the said video and later circulated on various social media platforms without their knowledge.
She however said investigations revealed that there was no such incidence involving the theft of the mobile phone in question and that the report given to police was aimed distancing themselves from what was circulating on social media.
“Chewe and Kapumba have been warn and cautioned for the offences of Prohibition of Pornography Contrary to section 102(a)(b) of the Electronic and Communications Transaction Act number 21 of 2009,Making a False Document contrary to section 344 , CAP 87, Uttering a false document contrary to section 352 of Cap 87 and Giving false information to a public officer contrary to section 125, CAP 87 of the Laws of Zambia,” she said.
Mrs Katongo said the couple detained in police custody yet to be charged and will appear in court soon.