Lusaka Man Jailed For Infecting A 9 Year Old Girl With HIV & Syphilis

A 30-YEAR-OLD defiler, who infected a minor with HIV, got a shock of his life when the Supreme Court increased his custodial sentence from 25 to 40 years after an unsuccessful appeal. Morris Phiri who appealed against his sentence, arguing that it was harsh, got a stiffer custodial sentence when justices Elizabeth Muyovwe, Mumba Malila […]

Police Intercept Truck Carrying 100 Ethiopians

By SYLVIA MWEETWA – POLICE in Central Province have intercepted a truck carrying more than 100 Ethiopians heading to South Africa in what is suspected to be a case of human trafficking. The Scania truck registration number ACZ 5219 was impounded in Serenje District on Monday at Pensulo check point after police discovered that it […]

Farmer Impregnates Grand-Daughter, Jailed

A 50-YEAR-OLD farmer of Kafue District has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for sexually abusing his 16-year-old grand-daughter whom he later impregnated. In another matter, the Lusaka High Court has jailed a 28-year-old man of Kafue to 22 years for sexually abusing his nine-year-old sister on two occasions. Judge Anessie Banda-Bobo jailed Samson Chibuno […]

Couple Nabbed Over Son’s ‘Ritual’ Murder

Police in Mafinga have arrested a couple of Chief Muyombe’s area for allegedly cut t ing up thei r 22-month-old son into pieces with an axe, tucking the body parts in a sack and hiding it under their bed in a suspected ritual killing. And police on Chilubi Island have arrested two women of Matipa […]

Two People In Trouble For Allegedly Attempting To Traffic 5 children

Police in Sesheke have detained two people for allegedly attempting to traffic five children into Namibia. Police have rescued the two boys and three girls aged between seven and 10 from the suspected human traffickers. Western Province commissioner of police Charles Lungu said in an interview yesterday that police have detained Joshua Mutale Sabid and […]

Chingola Pastor Accused Of Murdering Wife, Appears In Court

A PATHOLOGIST in a case where a Chingola pastor is accused of murdering his wife, has told the court that the deceased had red marks of blood on her forehead. Luamba Mubita told the Kitwe High Court that he conducted a post-mortem on Bahati Kabaghe’s body and found it to be in a “state of […]

Man Nabbed OVER Defilement Of Choir Mate’s Daughter

Police in Mansa have arrested a 34-year-old man for allegedly snatching his choir mate’s three-year-old daughter and defiling her under the cover of darkness. And a 50-year-old woman of Chembe has died after she was allegedly beaten by her husband after a marital dispute. Luapula Province deputy commissioner of police Webby Shula said in an […]

20 Nabbed For Drug Trafficking

The Drug Enforcement Commission -DEC- has arrested over 20 people countrywide, for trafficking in various quantities of Cannabis. Among those arrested is a peasant farmer, Sipesha Noombo, aged 37, of Numbu village in Namwala, Southern province, for trafficking in over 10 kilogrammes of cannabis. DEC Deputy Public Relations Officer, Mutale Chileshe, has confirmed this in […]

Ex-ZRL Finance Chief Denied Bail

Former Zambia Railways Limited director of finance and administration Regina Mwale has been denied bail pending appeal following her conviction for corruption and abuse of authority of office involving K144,000. This is in a case in which Mwale applied for bail pending appeal against an 18-month prison sentence slapped on her by the Lusaka Magistrate’s […]

Ex-ZRL Finance Boss Jailed 18 Months

CAROLINE KALOMBE, Lusaka THE Lusaka Magistrate’s Court has sentenced former Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) director of finance and administration Regina Mwale to 18 months simple imprisonment for corruption and abuse of authority of office involving K144,000. When the matter came up for sentencing before Ndola principal resident magistrate Obbister Musukwa sitting in Lusaka yesterday, Mwale […]

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