Two juveniles arrested for defilement

 Two juveniles arrested for defilement

By Staff Writer
Two juveniles of Mufulira have been arrested after they allegedly dragging a 12-year-old girl behind a church and defiled her.

Copperbelt Province Police Commanding Officer Sharon Zulu said police have apprehended two juveniles for defilement and have since launched a manhunt for the third suspect.

However, the third suspect is on the run while those in custody are aged 14 and 12.

“The ordeal occurred on July 17, 2022 on a Sunday around 17:00hrs near a Jehovah’s witness church of Kantanshi section one, when the girl was from escorting her brother. Unfortunately on her way back home she met the three boys who confronted her and dragged her 50 meters away from the main road to the place of the incident,” she said.

Ms Zulu also said that police have since apprehended two of the three suspects.