Police in Chiengi District of Luapula province have apprehended a 29-year-old Pharmacist for allegedly defiling a minor.

Humphrey Sambwa of Chiengi Town Compound is alleged to have had forceful carnal knowledge with a 14 year old girl on her way back from the recently held Bwilile Traditional Ceremony of the Bwile people of Chiengi District.

Luapula Province Police Commissioner Elias Chushi  confirmed in an interview that the incident happened on Friday August 02, 2019 around 22:00 hours at Sondashi Village, in Chief Puta’s Chiefdom.