A 64 year old man in Mwinilunga district has defiled his own granddaughter aged 3.
According to North Western Province Deputy Commissioner of Police Dr. Fred Mulenga, the incident happened at Katoka village in Katuyola area in chief Kanyama chiefdom on Monday around 15 hours and identified the suspect as Pephias Chikayi.
Dr. Mulenga revealed that the incident was reported by the mother to victim that she was defiled by her grandfather.
He said the victim sustained painful private parts.
“The suspect has since been arrested and charged for defilement which is contrary to section 138 of the penal code Cap 87 of the laws of Zambia,” said Dr. Mulenga.
And in a similar incident, a 46 year old man of Maheba refuge camp in Kalumbila district has defiled a 11 year old girl.
Dr. Mulenga said the incident happened on Monday afternoon in road 36 area and identified the suspect as Boyons Serge a Congolese national.
He said the victim sustained bruises and pain on the private parts.
“A medical report has since been issued while the suspect has been arrested,” he said.
Meanwhile, a 2 year old boy of Messengers compound in Solwezi has allegedly been sodomised by a 14 year old boy of the same area.
Dr. Mulenga revealed that the incident happened between October and November and was reported by the mother to the victim that her son had been sodomised and sustained a painful anus.
A medical report has since been issued and the victim has been referred to Solwezi general hospital while no arrest has been made.