Police in Lusaka have arrested a 29 year old woman for allegedly setting on fire her 12 years old biological daughter using Kerosene.
Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo has identified the woman as Prudence Phiri of unmarked house number in Lusaka’s Old Kanyama Compound.
Ms Katongo says the suspect was apprehended by concerned members of the public who later took her to Police.
She says this happened on 24th August, 2017 at about 17:00 hours in Old Kanyama Compound.
Ms Katongo explained that the child sustained multiple burns on the body and was rushed to Kanyama Hospital for medical attention, while the suspect is detained in police custody.