Teacher Hands Himself Over To Police After Battering Catholic Nun

A Lusaka’s Roma Girls School Teacher Who On Saturday beat up an acting Headteacher has handed himself in the hands of the police.
Daswell Sichilongo handed himself to the police a few minutes after beating Ema Chakupaleza a catholic Nun and has since been formally arrested and charged with assault.
Mr Sichilongo’s action came after Sister Chakupaleza locked the house he occupied for alleged failure to settle rentals amounting to One Thousand, Five Hundred Kwacha.
His family is still locked out and had to spend Saturday night in the house of one of the neighbours.
Meanwhile the Professional Teachers Union PROTUZ has strongly condemned Mr Sichilongo’s action saying a teacher should always promote a culture of dialogue and refrain from brutality when aggrieved.
And Ministry of Education Spokesperson Hillary Chipango says the Ministry will await the outcome of police investigations before instituting disciplinary action against Mr Sichilongo.