Man 25, rapes an-83-year-old woman

 Man 25, rapes an-83-year-old woman

An 83-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a 25-year-old man of her village in Chikankata District.

The incident occurred on December 25, 2022 between 02:00 hours and 03:00 hours in Chinyona Muchila village.

The suspect, identified as John Munyeke was apprehended by the woman’s neighbours who heard her screaming for help.

Police Deputy Spokesperson Danny Mwale said investigations revealed that the suspect broke into the victim’s house between 02:00 hours and 03:00 hours and forced himself on her.

Mr Mwale said the victim was she was alone in the house.

He said the victim is currently receiving medical attention at Chikankata Mission Hospital while the suspect is detained in Police custody.

Alice Nachilembe

Alice Nachilembe is a Journalist who yearns for a better country with leaders being accountable to their mandate without oppressing the governed.