By Staff writer
A-27-year-old makeshift shop keeper of Kitwe has been arrested after he defiled a 15-year-old girl who is now 15-weeks pregnant for him.
Kingsley Mwaba is said to have allegedly taken advantage of his victim who is a maid for a named police officer in Nkana police camp.
Copperbelt Province Commanding officer Sharon Zulu said police received a case of defilement which occurred between May and August this year at Nkana East police camp.
“Mutinta Hamwaambwa, a police officer at Nkana East Police Camp reported on behalf of her maid aged 15 and 6 months, that she was defiled by Kingsley Mwaba of un marked house in Kitwe, a shop keeper and he made her pregnant. Brief facts are that, the reporter got the said victim from the village as she was not going to school. She got her so that she can help her looking after the children. The latter has been staying with her employer for almost one year,” she said.
Ms Zulu said that in the month of July this year, she noticed some changes on the victim and upon asking her she revealed that she was pregnant and the one responsible was Mwaba, a make shift shop keeper.
“The victim was taken to the hospital after being issued with a medical report form and it was revealed that she was fifteen weeks pregnant. A Docket was opened and Arrest was made,” she said.