Pupil Jailed 18 Months For Stealing Bicycle

A MAGISTRATE’S court has sent a 19-year-old Grade Eight pupil to prison for 18 months imprisonment with hard labour for stealing a bicycle belonging to a fellow worshipper during a church service in Chingola. The court found Michael Sinkala of Mikiloni area, Chiwempala, Chingola, guilty of theft. When the matter came up for plea, Sinkala […]

Snake Friend Convicted Of Murder, Awaits Sentence

DARLINGTON MWENDABAI, Chipata CHIPATA High Court has convicted a 39-year-old Petauke fisherman of murder for causing the death of a colleague using a puff adder, a deadly African viper. The puff adder, also known as Bitis arietans, is a spotted and striped brown venomous species of viper with a wide distribution throughout Africa, and is […]

Commando Shoots, Injures Rapist

A COMMANDO of Mushili Commando Unit in Ndola has shot and wounded a 23-year-old minibus driver of Mushili Kansengu township who allegedly attempted to rape a woman. Copperbelt Province commissioner of police Joyce Kasosa said in an interview yesterday that the incident happened on Monday around 23:00 hours near Mushili Commando Unit. Ms Kasosa has […]

Kapoko Jailed For 2 Years

Former Ministry of Health Human Resources Officer, Henry Kapoko has been sentenced to two years imprisonment by the Lusaka Magistrate court. This is on charges of abuse of authority of office. Kapoko has also been asked to pay back 40,000 Kwacha, by Magistrate Lameck Ngambi. And speaking, when delivering the Judgement, Magistrate Ng’ambi said the […]

Bank Of Zambia Officer Arrested

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC), through its anti-money laundering investigations unit, has arrested a Bank of Zambia (BoZ) employee for alleged money laundering involving US$43,000 and K20,000. Mark Gooke Ndhlovu, 40, of flat number 8, Nasser Road in Lusaka, has been arrested for alleged theft by public servant and money laundering. It is alleged that […]

Court Admits Evidence In Mutti Case

THE Lusaka Magistrate Court has admitted into evidence a report of findings by the Ministry of Justice highlighting how money was allegedly paid to undeserving people in a case in which Lusaka lawyer Nelly Mutti is facing 33 counts of theft amounting to over K35 million. Mutti’s lawyers had objected to admitting the report into […]

‘Don’t Send Me To Jail, I’ve Learnt Lesson’

A-27-YEAR-OLD man of Chipata, who has been dragged to court by his former lover, has pleaded with the Chipata Local Court not to send him to jail for failure to support his child. Edward Banda, of Nyawongo village in Chipata, was sued by his lover Laxina Ndhlovu 25, of Magazine township for failure to pay […]

Former MP Sued OVER Legal Fees

JIMMY CHIBUYE, Lusaka FORMER Mkushi North member of Parliament (MP) Mutale Musonda has been sued by Lusaka lawyer Sunday Nkonde’s law firm, SBN Legal Practitioners, for alleged failure to settle legal fees amounting to K123, 000. Mr Musonda won Mkushi North seat on the MMD ticket in 2011 but his election was nullified by the […]

Choma Man In Trouble After Assaulting Wife OVER Prostitution Allegations

A MAN of Choma, who assaulted his wife for unwarranted allegations of prostitution has been sentenced to 60 days community service by a magistrate’s court. Evans Simwale, 32, a brick-layer of Kamunza township in Choma, beat his wife, Mirriam Moyo, with a stick. Simwale refused to accept his wife’s explanation and started beating her with […]

20 Arrested 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 […]