Livingstone Man Gets 3 yrs For Attacking, Stripping Woman

A LIVINGSTONE man accused of attacking and stripping a woman naked has told the magistrates’ court that he has not slept since December 11 due to prison congestion. And a 37-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to one count of obtaining money by false pretences. Appearing before magistrate Benjamin Mwelwa, Francis Kasanga Malu, 38, is […]

Defiler Jailed 15 Years

THE Kabwe High Court has sentenced a 21-year-old man of Serenje to 15 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling his 16-year-old girlfriend. John Mutewa, who defiled his girlfriend between November 26 and December 10, 2014, in Serenje, pleaded for leniency, saying he committed the offence while having a love affair with the minor. Mutewa […]

High Court Sentences 5 PF Cadres To Death For Murdering UPND’s Grayzer

LUSAKA High Court judge Gertrude Chawatama has sentenced to death five PF cadres after finding them guilty of murdering a UPND cadre Grayzer Matapa last February. And judge Chawatama says people should live in harmony regardless of political differences. Before judge Chawatama was Mwewa Yapanshi, 24 of unknown address, Billy Semani Kansenya, 25, Moses Lungu, […]

Cop, 5 Others Arrested Over Pangolin

THE Department of National Parks and Wildlife in Monze has arrested six people, who include a police officer, for alleged possession of a live pangolin, which they were secretly trying to sell. Department of National Parks and Wildlife Services public relations officer Kalembwe Sakabilo said in a statement issued in Lusaka yesterday that the suspects […]

Lusaka Man Goes In For Escaping From Lawful Custody

LUSAKA magistrate Alice Walusiku yesterday sentenced a 26-year-old man from Mtendere compound to one year imprisonment with hard labour for escaping from lawful custody. Silvester Banda allegedly escaped from Mwembeshi Open Prison on June 1, 2015. At the time he escaped, Banda was serving an 18-month jail sentence for breaking into a building and committing […]

Mwembeshi Prison Escapee Sent Back To Jail

A MAN who escaped from Mwembeshi Open Prison has been jailed for 12 months imprisonment with hard labour. Sylvester Banda, 26, of house no. 57/28 Mtendere East, was sent to jail by Lusaka Magistrate Alice Walusiku after he was found guilty as charged. Sentencing him, Ms Walusiku said it was not in dispute that Banda […]

Fisherman Beaten to Death

A 45-YEAR-OLD fisherman of Chavuma has been beaten to death by his colleagues after he allegedly refused to share K350 raised from the sale of fish, which they caught together. North-Western Province commissioner Lackson Sakala said in an interview yesterday that the incident happened on Monday and he named the deceased as Musole Chikwala of […]

Mbala woman arrested for burying baby alive

Police in Mbala have arrested a 34 year old woman of Kowa village in Chief Fwambo’s area for attempting to bury alive her newborn baby girl. Police have told ZANIS in Mbala that Mercy Nauluta gave birth to a baby girl and attempted to bury her, but quick action by members of the community saved […]

Lusaka Man Kills Lover, Takes Own Life

A 38-YEAR-OLD man of Lusaka has shot dead his lover before turning the gun on himself, blowing his head off after a quarrel. Lusaka Province commissioner of police Nelson Phiri and police spokesperson Charity Chanda confirmed this in separate interviews in Lusaka yesterday. Mr Phiri identified the deceased as Julie Chalindiwa and Noel Lizunga. “The […]

Criminals Kill School Guards In Mkushi

TWO security guards at Mkushi High School in Central Province have been killed after criminals staged a robbery at dawn yesterday. Chanda Kalumbi and Boyd Mambwe were guarding the school when a group of criminals raided the institution between 02:00 and 03:00 hours yesterday before beating them to death. Central Province Police Commissioner Lombe Kamukoshi, […]

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