A seven-year-old girl of Chipata’s Mafuta village has been strangled to death after allegedly being defiled by an unknown person on Wednesday. Eastern Province Police Commissioner Luckson Sakala revealed this in a statement to News Diggers, explaining that the mother to the deceased, Zabeta Banda, aged 38, reported her daughter’s death in a phone call to Chipata Central Police Division. Banda narrated that the assailant used a Chitenge material to strangle her child who sustained bleeding from the mouth, nose, right eye and the vagina. “Brief facts are that on 13th May, 2019, at 05:00 hours, Zabeta Banda and her husband left their children sleeping at home and went to the field to harvest some maize. Whilst at the field,…...

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