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Cop says sex was consensual

A 44-YEAR-OLD police officer who allegedly raped a stranded 16-year-old girl who went to seek refuge at a police station has told the magistrate’s court that the sexual activity was consensual.
Maxwell Ludaka, of Sikalangwe Police Camp in Mufulira, has told Ndola magistrate Peggy Banda that the juvenile agreed to have sex with him in exchange for the help he rendered after she was stranded.
Ludaka, who gave unsworn evidence, said the victim did not complain about a suggestion to have sex with him.
“I remember, I was on duty at Mufulira Central Police Station, while executing my duties, I received a victim at night. She told me she was stranded and had no means of going back to Chambishi.
“She then requested for help to go back. I told her that I could only help if we agreed to sleep together and CLICK TO READ MORE

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