Aunt dips niece’s hand in boiling water over K20


POLICE in Lusaka have arrested an 18-year-old girl in Lusaka for dipping the hand of her 8-year-old niece on accusations that the child stole K20.

The incident happened yesterday around 16:00 hours in Garden House area of Lusaka.

According to Police acting spokesperson Danny Mwale, the girl sustained burns on her right hand and was rushed to Kanyama Clinic for treatment.

Mwale identified the 18-year-old girl behind the cruel act as Bridget Mumba and said she was in police detention.

Mumba is likely to be charged with Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm (OABH).

©Kalemba September 8, 2020


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