Mansa, March 13, 2015, ZANIS — Police in Mansa have arrested a 28 year old man of Sumbu Village in Chief Kalasa Lukangaba for incest.
Kelvin Chitembeya is alleged to have impregnated his 17 year old niece of Same Village.
ZANIS reports that Luapula Province Deputy Commissioner Webby Shula who confirmed the development in an interview today said that this came to light when sister to the accused Petronella Kabwe 27 reported the matter to Police.
Mr Shula said facts of the offence are that Kevin Chitembeya between November 10 and 30 2014 on several occasions took advantage of the girl at night whenever she went to sleep in her room.
He said it was when the guardians to the girl became suspicious of her being that they confronted her reviewed that Chitembeya is the one who made her pregnant.
Mr. Shula said it was then that the girl narrated how her uncle would go to her room to have carnal knowledge of her and threatened to hurt her if she disclosed to anyone.
He has however been arrested and is in Police custody waiting to appear in court soon.
In another development, one person has died on the spot, while three others sustained have serious injuries after the vehicle they were in overturned at Mukoso near Musaila junction in Samfya district.
This was after the driver of the motor vehicle Toyota Progress registration number ACV 5752 Albert Malichanga 37 of Ibolelo Compound lost control of the vehicle overturned.
Mr. Shula said three people including the driver have since been admitted to Samfya district hospital.