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A 13 year old girl of Kanyama compound in Lusaka has fallen pregnant after being defiled by a 15 year old boy of the same area.

Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, Danny Mwale, said in a statement issued to RCV News in Lusaka today that this occurred on unknown dates and times but between February and March 2024, in Lusaka’s Kanyama compound.

“Police investigations revealed that the girl missed from her parents house and only showed up on March 23, 2024 and when asked by her parents, she revealed that she was at her boyfriend’s place within Kanyama compound”, said Mr. Mwale.

Mr. Mwale said Police further discovered that the defiler was equally a child who does some piece works.

He said the children were placed in the custody of their guardians awaiting to be taken to the Social Welfare for further action.

Meanwhile, Mr. Mwale said a 17-year-old boy of Shibuyunji District has been arrested for defiling a 6-year-old girl.

“The boy and the girl go to the same school within Shibuyunji District, with the boy is in Grade eight while the child is in Grade two”, read the statement issued by Mr. Mwale.

Mr. Mwale said the Victim Support Unit officers who are investigating the matter revealed that on March 20, 2024 at unknown time but during school break time, the suspect found the girl playing alone outside one of the class rooms and told her to follow him.

He said the boy then led her to the nearby bush where he was found having canal knowledge of her by a passer-by who apprehended him and reported the incident to the school authorities.

Mr. Mwale said the victim and the suspect were handed over to Police where both guardians appeared.

He said a medical report form was issued to the victim’s parents to help her seek medical attention while the suspect was released pending further action.

By Eva Hatontola

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