A 28 year old man of Chipola Village in Mbala District of Northern Province has been arrested by Police in Nakonde District of Muchinga Province for attempting to sell
his biological son at K15, 000.
The incident has been confirmed to the Zambia News and Information services- ZANIS in Nakonde today by Muchinga Province Police commissioner Auxensio Daka.
Mr Daka said Keleby Sikafunda attempted to sell his biological son aged 11 years old.
The Police Commissioner said the incident occurred on Tuesday this week around 11:00 hours at Chozi village in Nakonde District along the Mbala road.
Mr Daka said Sikafunda was apprehended by Police officers who pretended to want to buy the child after which Sikafunda started negotiating the price starting with a price of K15, 000.
Mr Daka said Sikafunda has since been arrested and charged and is currently in police custody awaiting to appear in court soon.