SOLWEZI MAN ARRESTED FOR RAPING WOMAN…VICTIM RESCUED BY LANDLOR
Police in Solwezi have arrested a 25-year-old man of Kazomba township for allegedly raping a 38-year-old woman of the same area last Friday between 12:00 hours and 16:00 hours.
North-Western Province Commissioner of Police Joel Njase identified the suspect as Bally Kasapato and the victim as Royce Pandakana.
Mr Njase said the victim was only rescued by her landlord identified as Majory Makalu after she shouted for help.The matter was reported at Kazomba Police Post by the victim on Saturday around 13:20 hours.“The circumstances surrounding the case are that the suspect raped the victim whilst she was sleeping in her bedroom,” he said.
“The suspect took advantage of her drunkenness and entered her bedroom, where he forced himself on her.