By ALICE NACHILEMBE
Police in Lusaka have formerly charged and arrested five women suspected for the offence of Child Stealing at D block of the University Teaching Hospital
Police Spokesperson Rae Hamonga has identified the five suspects as Precious Nkunika 28 of, house number 29 Miluma road in Woodlands an employee of the Judiciary, Nelly Kasalo 41 of house number 56/40 Matero, a Nutrition demonstrator at University Teaching Hospital D block, and Emily Hall 37, of house number 39D1 Kabwata estates flats also a Nutrition demonstrator at University Teaching Hospital D block.
Others are Rabecca Mkandawire 42, of house No 63/74 Bauleni compound a Maid at University Teaching Hospital D block and Grace Siska 51, of house number 47/5 Kabanana site and service the mother to Precious Nkunika have been charged with child stealing.
Mr Hamoonga said the baby was recovered by police and has since been reunited with the family.
He said the accused persons have since been released on police bond and will appear in court soon.
The incident occurred on May 7, 2022 at D block of the University Teaching Hospital.