A Man Who Stole Slippers From Shoprite For His Son Has Been Sentenced[Picture]

shoprite-thief-576x430A 40-YEAR-OLD man of Kitwe, who stole slippers from Shoprite for his son, has been sentenced to six months imprisonment with hard labour by the Kitwe Magistrate’s Court.
This is in a case in which Victor Kazumba was charged with one count of theft.
When the matter came up for plea before Kitwe principal resident magistrate, Ikechukwu Iduma, Kazumba pleaded guilty and told the court that he stole the slippers for his son who was walking barefoot.
“Your honour, I understand and I plead guilty. My child doesn’t have slippers and I can’t afford to get him any,” Kazumba said.
Particulars of the offence are that on February 26, 2016, Kazumba did steal slippers valued at K69,99 from Shoprite Checkers.
Magistrate Iduma said he was satisfied that the facts presented before him disclosed the offence of theft leveled against Kazumba.
“I find you guilty on your own admission of the charge, and I hereby find you guilty and convict you accordingly.
“I sentence you to six months imprisonment with hard labour, and if you are not happy with what I have done, you can appeal to the High Court within 14 days,” Mr Iduma said.

3 Responses to "A Man Who Stole Slippers From Shoprite For His Son Has Been Sentenced[Picture]"

  1. cool   March 12, 2016 at 2:48 pm

    Mwebantu mweleleni uyo mupina!

  2. mungoni   March 14, 2016 at 10:46 pm

    We need to revert to corporal punishment for some of these pet criminal offenses than filling up already filled up prisons. If it the excitement of powers to sentence?

  3. prisca   March 16, 2016 at 11:08 am

    M a mother of two and m not justifying that wat this man dd is right but i also feel the pain of this poor father. Sometyms let us learn to forget some of these petty issues instead this man shud hv been given a different punishment. We call ourselves christian s, wat is K69.99 to shoprite mwebantu mulekwatako uluse