Police have arrested a woman by the name of Agatha Kalaluka in Western province for stealing a two year old girl.
Police Spokes Person Elizabeth Kangela confirmed the incidence to ZANIS in Lusaka today.
She said the incidence happened on 28 February 2012 around 18:00 in Imbowa Compound in Mongu.
Ms Kangela said that suspect of Windberk Mongu was handed over o the police on 29th February 2012 by her Husband and the landlord.
She said Circumstances surrounding the matter are that the mother to the victim sells illicit beer from her home where the suspect went to drink from.
While there Agatha saw the child playing with other children and took the baby to her husband as the Child she had given birth to.
It is believed that some time back in July last year while in Lukulu at her sister’s house Agatha told her husband that she was pregnant.
Agatha later came back to her husband’s house without the baby and informed her husband that she had left her at her sister’s house as she was unwell.
Ms Kangela said that on 26 February 2012 Agatha told her husband that she was going to Lukulu to get their child and later returned on the 28th February at night with a 2 year old child.
Her husband with the land lord later took the child to the police and the woman has since been arrested and charged with stealing of the child contrary to section of 171 of the penal code of the laws of Zambia and will appear in court soon.
Meanwhile an unknown Cyclist in Southern province died on the spot after sustaining fatal injuries when a motor vehicle canter type Registration number AJC 477 hit him.
The driver who has been identified as Philip Hanbuvinbu failed to negotiate a cave due to over speeding.
The Canter in the process hit into the cyclists who was on the left side of the road.
The incidence happened at around 09:00 hours on 29 February along Sibanyate road.
Mr. Hanbuvinbu aged 56 of Kalomo is being detained at Choma Police and will be charged with causing death by dangerous driving contrary to section 161 of the road traffic act number 11 of 2002 and he will appear in court soon.
And in Central province an unknown Cyclist died on the spot after sustaining fatal injuries while two others sustained serious injuries.
The incidence happened on 29th February 2012 around 11:00 near Kabwe General Hospital when a motor vehicle Registration number ABM 5367 which was driven by Mbabu Benson aged 35 of New Mutima Kabwe lost control.
A passenger Lewis Chiseso 34 of house number G122 Bwacha Compound sustained a pain full head, cuts on the lips and painful legs two pedestrians off the road where hit by the motor vehicle and sustained serious injuries.
The body of the deceased is lying in Kabwe General Hospital awaiting post-mortem and the driver has been detained and charged with causing death by dangerous driving contrary to section 161 of the road traffic act number 11 of 2002 and he will appear in court soon.