THE Kitwe magistrate court on monday slapped a six months simple imprisonment sentence to the woman that allegedly poured hot porridge on her husband.
Two months out of the six would be suspended for 12 months meaning that she will only serve four months simple imprisonment.
Mavis Mwansa,29, of house number 692, Bulangililo was facing one count of causing grievous bodily harm contrary to section 229 of the Penal Code Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.
On October 12 this year Mwansa, unlawfully did grievous bodily harm to Nelson Mwanza after pouring hot porridge on him.
She however denied the charge But in his judgment, senior resident magistrate Daniel Musonda noted Mr. Mwanza was grievously harmed by Mwansa.
The court also noted that Mr Mwanza sustained burns on the left side of his body and part of his face.
In her mitigation , Mwansa said has learnt a lot from the time she was remanded at Kamfinsa prison and asked for lenience. She also said that she was sorry for whatever she had done.