Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo said the women in the video are from Ndola’s Masala Township and have been detained in police custody.
She said this is after the victim reported the matter to police which led to the arrest of the five suspects.
Katongo said the incident happened on 1st December, 2018 and that the matter is currently in court while the suspects have been charged with indecent assault.
Indecent Assault on Female OB No 8285/18.Occurred on 01/12/18 at 20 00hrs at house number 6970 Chinese complex Complainant being a young woman aged 21 yrs of New mushili who complained that she was indecently assaulted by the 5 women she identified as F/Precious Kapambwe aged 25 yrs of the above address. F/Bridget chisha aged 21yrs of house number 6446 Lubuto West.,F/Magrette Mwansa aged 25 yrs of house number 1028 overspill,F/Catherine Banda aged 29 yrs of house number of the above address and F/Maureen Mutale aged 29 yrs of house number 26 Independence Avenue Town centre,Ndola. She sustained bruises in side the vagina and general body pains .
The incident happened when the complainant was drinking beer at start point at Masala main market with M/Harrison Mwanza the husband to F/Precious kapambwe. Whilst there the wife to M/Harrison Mwanza showed up in the company of the named women.
Upon seeing that,the husband run away leaving the victim alone. Then F/Precious kapambwe and her friends picked the victim by force and took her to home where she was forced to undress. She was held on both hands and legs by four women and the firth one inserted an empty bottle of castle beer into her private part causing her to sustain the said injuries.
One of them started making a video and taking pictures. Police visited the scene and apprehended the named suspects and recovered 2 cell phones containing the video and pictures and clothes belonging to the victim and kept them as exhibit.
The five suspects are in police custody charged with the subject offence.
Credit : Mwebantu