By Nation REPORTER
POLICE in Chinsali have arrested a 28 year old Zambia National Service (ZNS) Chinsali bar man for allegedly raping a 28 year old woman.
Muchinga Province Police Commissioner Joel Njase said the incident happened on Saturday between 06 and 08 hours.
Mr Njase identified the suspect as Lombe Mbalasha 28 a civilian staff at Chinsali ZNS regional office.
‘‘Police received a report on Saturday at 1120hrs from a named woman of Mayard area in Senior Chief Nkula of Chinsali district that she was raped by Lombe Mbalasha aged 28 a civilian barman,’’ Mr Njase said.
Mr Njase said the incident happened afteranother man took the victim to a room where they hard canal knowledge with her consent until at about 05:00 hours.
‘‘Circumstances are that on Friday at about 23:00 hours a named man took the victim to a room where he hard carnal knowledge with her consent until at about 05hrs when he was called for duties,’’ he said.
‘‘He then instructed the suspect to help him to dispatch the victim once she wakes up, It was at that stage when the suspect took turns on the same lady by force and threatened to beat her if she alerts anyone,’’ Mr Njase said.
He said the victim complained of painful vagina and general body pains and that a form had been issued for medical examination.
He said the suspect was in police custody and would appear in court soon.