THREE women of Kitwe have been arrested by police after captured and then circulated a video of one of them having sex with a mentally challenged man.
The matter is alleged to have occurred yesterday at on September 4th,14:00 hours at Mindolo market in which a concerned member of the public reported the same.
Copperbelt Province Commanding officer Sharon Zulu said three women have since been detained.
She said the suspects were Thandiwe Phiri 43, Kangwa Chembeya and Mary Mugala, all of Mindolo.
“Brief facts are that ,on September 4th around 14:00 hours, the three were drinking beer at the house they share in Mindolo. As they were drinking, the three called the victim,a mental patient who stays within their area and gave him beers to drink. When he got drunk, they enticed him to have carnal knowledge with Phiri while Chembeya took a video of the act,” she said.
She said after the act, Chembeya kept the video in her phone, which she later circulated on social media yesterday.
“Members of the public saw it on social media and reported to the police. Upon receipt of the report, police followed up the matter and managed to apprehend the three women behind the video.The three are currently detained in lawful custody for two counts Making and Circulation of Obscene matter and Having Carnal knowledge of an imbecile or Person with Mental illness,” she said.
She further appealed to the Community who may know the relatives to the victim to come forward and further stated that arrangements to have the victim examined and ascertain his conditions of mental disorder are being made.