Manhunt launched for a Sodomist

Police in Sinazongwe District of Southern Province are looking for a man for allegedly sodomising a 3-year old boy.

The man is only  identified as Choolwe aged between 25 and 35 of Siapaka Village.

Assistant Police Deputy Spokesperson Godfrey Chilabi said the incident occurred on March 16,2023 around 21:O0 hours in Sinazongwe District.

Mr Chilabi said brief facts of the matter are that the victim was sleeping alone in the house while his aunty aged 29 was visiting in the neighborhood.

He said when she went back home around 21:00 hours, she found the suspect having carnal knowledge of the child against the order of nature.

Mr Chilabi said the suspect ran away immediately and a search by community members was launched.

He said the matter was reported to Police who visited the scene and rushed the victim to Maamba District Hospital where he is receiving treatment.

“Police have since launched a manhunt for the suspect. Preliminary investigations indicate that the suspect is not related to the victim.

“We appeal to members of the public especially in Sinazongwe and surrounding areas who may have information on the whereabout of the suspect to report (him) to any nearest Police Station,” he said.

Alice Nachilembe

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