Two prophets arrested for sexual assault during prayers

Police in Chipata have arrested two clergymen of a named church for indecently assaulting two girls while praying for them.

ZANIS reports from Chipata that Eastern Province Deputy Police Commissioner, Alfred Nawa who confirmed the incident in an interview in Chipata, today.

The Deputy Commissioner Police  named the duo as Prophet Misheck Ngalande and Pastor Ben Banda, respectively.

Mr. Nawa says that the two were arrested yesterday but the incident happened on 25th April this year in the hills of Nabvutika compound where the suspects were conducting prayers.

He said one of the victims fled from the scene and reported the incident to the police. The duo have been charged with indecent assault and will appear in court soon.

The offence of indecent assault generally involves the touching of a person’as private parts witout their consent.



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