Police in Phalombe district have arrested a 29-year-old teacher for defiling his own class learner.
Phalombe police spokesperson, Jimmy Kapanja has identified the suspect as Francis Kamowa whi committed the offence in September last year.
According to Kapanja, the suspect was nabbed on Tuesday, 14th June.
“He was apprehended today as he was prepared to take a taxi to a location he was hiding since September, 19 last year, ” said the police spokesperson.
During the day of the incident, the 12-year-old victim was sent to Mpasa trading centre to buy medication when she suddenly met the suspect who grabbed her to a nearest bush and molested her.
The suspect will be taken to court soon to answer charges of defilement.