A 16 year old juvenile of of chief Kafwimbi in isoka district in Northern Province has been detained after he allegedly defiled a 3 year old minor.
Muchinga Province commissioner Godwin Phiri has confirmed the development to ZANIS in Isoka.
Mr Phiri told Zanis that the minor sustained bad wounds on her private parts after the ordeal.
He explained that the baby was allegedly defiled at the assailant’s residence about 17 hours , three days ago.
The commissioner has however warned people who are fond of defiling infants to desist from the practice as they risk being arrested.
He narrated that Lushawi Simukoko and Lusala Simukoko of the same village , allegedly attempted to kill Mr. Ian Sinkala aged 80’years on suspicion that he was practicing witchcraft.
The commissioner said a home made gun was used to shoot mr Sinkala who sustained chest wounds.
Mr Phiri said the the victim is admitted in Isoka hospital .