MAN BRUTÁLIZES OWN SON, ARRESTED
A 35-year-old man of Itala Compound in Mkushi District has been arrested for inflicting injuries on his juvenile son after coming from a drinking spree.
Police Public Relations Officer, Rae Hamoonga, notes that on January 28, 2024, around 15:00 hours, the perpetrator arrived home after consuming alcohol and instructed his son, to wash his bicycle.
Hamoonga states that with no apparent reason, he began threatening and subsequently physically assaulted his son, with the victim sustaining injuries which include chest pains and headache.
He says the incident was reported to Police by stepmother of the victim, with Officers issuing a medical form.
Hamoonga reiterates that the Zambia Police Service is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all members of the community, especially vulnerable individuals such as children.
He cautions that acts of violence, particularly within family units, will not be tolerated and perpetrators will be held accountable for their actions.
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