Police in Kapiri Mposhi have arrested a 48-year-old Headteacher of Kanyesha Middle Basic School for defiling a seven-year-old grade one pupil.
Police sources at Kapiri Mposhi Police Station confirmed the incident to ZANIS and named the suspect.
The sources said the named Headtaecher was arrested around 10:00 hours on Tuesday.
The father to the victim, Julius Mwanza who is also a teacher at the same school found the named fellow teacher in the act and apprehended him.
The named teacher who forced himself on the child was later taken to Mboloma Police Station.
He has since been charged with defilement contrary to Section 138 of the penal code chapter 87 of the laws of Zambia.
He is currently detained at Mboloma police custody and will appear in court soon.