Clifford Dimba better known as General Kanene has been arrested and charged with Indecent assault, after an incident that occured on October 16, 2018 around 21:00 hours at a bar in Makeni Villa, says Zambia Police Service Spokesperson Mrs Esther Mwaata Katongo.
“We received a report of Indecent Assault from a 26 year old female of old Kanyama Compound in Lusaka that she was indecently assaulted by Clifford Dimba popularly known as general Kanene. This is reported to have happened at a bar in Makeni Villa on 16th October, 2018 around 2000 hours. It is alleged that the suspect repeatedly touched the victim’s breasts against her will as she was waiting for her food.” She said.
In 2014, General Kanene, was sentenced to 18 years in jail for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in 2015. After serving a year of his sentence, President Edgar Lungu pardoned him, appointing him as an ambassador for women and children’s rights. Four days after his release he beat his wife and no charges were filed against him however in October 2015, he was arrested and charged for assaulting another woman in a pub.
Zambians continue to show concern over the singer’s treatment of women.