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Police summon George Bester over slapping incident

The Zambia Police Service has summoned George Bester, a man seen in a video making rounds on social media slapping his son, for allegedly producing poor school results.

In the said video, Bester is seen slapping the boy, while complaining about the money he has spent on the boy for school books and tuition fees.

A voice of a woman, believed to be his wife, is heard pleading with Bester to stop beating the boy.

According to a call-out dated April 10, 2020, Bester was required to report to the Child Protection Unit offices at the Ministry of Community Development near Levy Junction yesterday, April 21, for purposes of inquiries.

Police, however, assured him that he would not be detained more than was necessary.

In other news – Update – Police statement on the death of woman killed by husband

Police in Maamba of Southern Province have arrested a male adult identified as Paul Mayembe aged 37 for allegedly stabbing his wife to death with a kitchen knife. The deceased has been identified as Grace Mutale aged 36 of New Township in Maamba District.

Grace Mutale and Paul Mayembe

This occurred in the early hours of today, 20th April 2020 at about 01:00 hours at New Township. Police who visited the scene found the body of the deceased lying on the bed facing upwards in a pool of blood with a deep cut on the left side of the neck. continue reading

Source: News Diggers!

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