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Police launch manhunt for fake musician who stole a child!

Police launch manhunt for fake musician who stole a child!

Police have retrieved a five year old female juvenile, who was reported to have been stolen from John Howard compound on 15th August, 2022.

Brief facts of the matter are that on the alleged date the suspect identified as Jonathan Mubanga approached two women identified as Beauty Nayame aged 24 and Edna Dina Chibesa aged 24 both of John howard compound that he wanted a female juvenile to feature in a video he was shooting, that was how the duo went with the child into town so that she can feature in the video but upon reaching down town the suspect demanded that the child needed to have her hair done and wear new clothing.

“That was how he was allowed to go with the child while the duo was told to wait in the saloon where the child was supposed to have her hair done from, but he never returned” said Rae Hamoonga, Police Spokesman.

Mr Hamoonga further said that police officers instituted Investigations into the matter and later incorporated Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority and with the aid of a Tracking System Device was used to locate the person who was keeping the Child in Shimabala area of Kafue District.

“Upon finding the child, it was established that it was the suspect who took the child to his friend’s place for safe custody where he went there with a pretext of looking for a rented house but he never returned to collect the victim until police found the child on yesterday the 17th August,2022 at around 17:30 hours.

The victim’s condition is reported to be stable while the duo who took the child to town is currently detained in police custody and the suspect is on the run. Police have launched a manhunt for the suspect.


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