A 32-year old man of Luanshya has been arrested for allegedly sodomising a five-year-old boy.
Copperbelt police chief Mary Tembo confirmed the incident and identified the suspect as Chilufya Mulenga of Kambilombilo Township.
The incident happened on Thursday last week in Mikomfwa Township and the victim’s father reported the matter to Luanshya Central Police.
The boy sustained serious injuries on his back.
Ms Tembo said a docket for sodomy had been opened and that the suspect would appear in court soon.
Meanwhile, a 16-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly beating to death his friend.
Ms Tembo said the deceased was beaten on Friday last week and died yesterday around 09:00 hours at Ndola Central Hospital .
Father of the boy, Jones Tembo, of House number 24, Kawama Township reported the matter to police.
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