A man in Lusaka has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his two months old female child.
Police spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said Don Mwenda Musonda aged 29 of Ibex Hill Meanwood on 30th January, 2022 at around 21 hours, allegedly assaulted a two months baby, during a fight with his wife.
Mr. Hamoonga said in the process the father hit the baby with an elbow who sustained fractured ribs and bruises on her left side of the body.
He further said the baby is admitted to Levy Mwanawasa Teaching Hospital receiving treatment whilst the suspect is in police custody.
“It is alleged that on 30th January, 2022 at around 21 hours, the couple was fighting and in the process the father hit the baby with an elbow,” he said.