Police are investigating a video, circulating on social media, in which a woman is depicted allegedly giving alcohol to a child, while cheering on the minor.
Police Deputy Public Relations Officer, DANNY MWALE has confirmed the start of investigations, stating that the act is against the laws of Zambia.
Mr MWALE says the video clearly indicates that the child is in need of serious proper care.
He has implored members of the public, who may have information on the woman administering alcohol to the child, to report to the police.
Meanwhile, Media Network on Child Rights and Development Executive Director, HENRY KABWE has described the video as unfortunate, saying the woman should be assessed mentally.
And Child’s Activist, BELION CHOLA says the perpetrator should be brought to book as the behavior can be likened to abuse of a child.