Police in Zambia are keeping in custody a 22 year old man identified as Abel Katupa an attempt to sell his own daughter.
Media reports in Zambia indicated that Kazembe has been arrested for allegedly selling his three year old daughter at a price of ZKW 5 000 Zambian Kwacha to a businessman.
Malawi News Hub understands the matter was reported to police by the businessman who was approached to buy the young girl.
Luapula Province Police Commissioner Hudson Namachila painted the development as unfortunate.
Lusaka Times wrote that, “the suspect has since been arrested and charged with human trafficking contrary to Section 3 (1) of the Anti- Human Trafficking Act number 11 of 2008 Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia”.
Police reports say the suspect appeared before “Nchelenge Magistrate court on Monday July 24, 2017”.
The police has, meanwhile, assured the general public that they will not relent in arresting law breaking individuals.