Muchinga Province Commissioner of Police Joel Njase has named the suspect as Rapheal Mulenga of the same school.
He has explained that the incident happened around 21:30 hours were the suspect in his drunken state attempted to break the bedroom window after the victim refused to open for him.
Njase said the suspect made several advances until the victim ran away from the house but the suspect gave a chase and managed to get hold of her.
He stated that the suspect screamed for help while the victim tried to have carnal knowledge of her after wresting her down.
Njase added that the victim was then rescued by neighbours and sustained bruises on her knees and has been issued with a medical report.
“Yes we have that report where a 27 year old man attempted to rape a fellow teacher, he is in our custody and will be appearing in court very soon,” Njase said.