POLICE in Ndola have arrested a 61-year-old prominent businessman for allegedly breaking his son’s backbone after he found him in a compromising situation with his 30-year-old second wife.
Acting Copperbelt commanding officer Danwell Kasonde confirmed the incident in an interview in Ndola yesterday.
Mr Kasonde said the incident happened on Monday night at about 22:30 hours.
The businessman, whose name has been withheld, is said to have run berserk after he allegedly found his wife with his son who was half-naked in the sitting room.
The alleged erotic scene drove the businessman into a blind fury, he picked an iron bar and hit his son on the back.
“The son was found half naked with the father’s junior wife in the sitting room and upon seeing this, the man hit the son with an iron bar on the back and the son sustained a broken spine,” Mr Kasonde said.
He said the son is admitted to the Ndola Central Hospital while the man is detained at Kansenshi police station.
[Zambia Daily Mail]