Clifford Dimba popularly known as General Kanene has been detained at kamyama police station and has been charged with indecent assault.
Police spokesperson Esther Katongo confirmed receiving a report of Indecent Assault from a 26 year old female of old Kanyama Compound in Lusaka that she was indecently assaulted by General Kanene.
She said the incident happened at a bar in Makeni Villa on 16th October, 2018 around 20:00 hours.
“It is alleged that the suspect repeatedly touched the victim’s breasts against her will as she was waiting for her food.”
Kanene, was sentenced to 18 years in jail for sexually defiling a 14-year-old girl.
After serving a year of his sentence, Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu pardoned him, appointing the 32-year-old as an ambassador for women and children’s rights.
The appointment as an ambassador for women and children’s rights was revoked after he committed a gender violence offense in 2015.