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Unknown ritualists have reportedly chopped off the left hand of an Albino girl Dorothy Mulenga in Zambia and escape with it, a report from Zambia said Wednesday.
It was gathered that the crime happened in Kitwe, they cut off the 7-year-old albino girl who was in her home.
Copperbelt Police Commissioner Charity Katanga who confirmed the incident to identified the victim as Dorothy Mulenga a grade 1 pupil at Mutupa community school, reported phoenix news.
The Police boss said the incident happened today at midnight in Mutupa farming area, Chantente ward across the Kafue River in Kitwe, saying the assailants used a machete to chop off the hand of the girl.
Dorothy Mulenga’s left hand was chopped off slightly above the elbow.
It was gathered that the ritualists forced their way through the window into the bedroom where the victim was sleeping with her sister, they forcibly dragged the girl into a nearby bush.
Dorothy Mulenga was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital for medical attention.
Police have launched a manhunt for the assailants.
The same wickedness of using Albino for rituals was rampant in Tanzania a few years ago.