Sinazongwe police hunt suspect for sodomy
By NATION REPORTER
POLICE in Sinazongwe are looking for a man only identified as Choolwe for allegedly sodomising a three-year old boy.
Zambia Police assistant Public Relations Officer, Godfrey Chilabi the incident happened on March 16, 2023 around 21:O0 hours in Sinazongwe.
He said brief facts of the matter are that the victim was sleeping alone in the house while his 29-year-old aunt went out visiting in the neighbourhood.
“When she went back home around 21:00 hours, she found the suspect aged between 25 and 35, having carnal knowledge of the child against the order of nature. The suspect ran away immediately and a search by community members was launched,” Mr Chilabi said.
He said the matter was reported to police who visited the scene and rushed the victim to Maamba District Hospital where he is being treated.
Mr Chilabi said police had launched a manhunt for the suspect.
He said preliminary investigations indicated that the suspect is not related to the boy.