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a 17-year-old uncle and two of his pals sexually molested a 7-year-old child.

Police in Ndola have detained THREE young people, including a 13-year-old, for allegedly defiling a girl who was seven years old.

It’s thought that one of the suspects is the victim’s uncle.

According to Copperbelt Province Commanding Officer Sharon Zulu, the incident is thought to have taken place in the Kaloko township of Ndola between January 1 and July 25 of this year.

A worried teacher informed Ms. Zulu that one of the three suspects in the sexual abuse of her grade one student, who was seven years old, was her uncle.

“Brief facts of the matter are that on July 25th ,2022 around 09:00 hours, a concerned class teacher observed strange behaviour from the minor and upon questioning her, the child revealed that she was sexually abused her uncle aged 17 , another suspect aged 13 and another aged 17 all of Kaloko township. Upon hearing this, on July 26th, the teacher reported the matter to Police,” she said.

She claimed that the mother examined the child’s private area and found that it was reddish and bruised.

 

“A Zambia Police form 32B was issued for her examination and treatment. A docket was opened and arrest was made on the three suspects,” she said.

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