By Tinkerbel Mwila
A 26 year old man of Ndola’s Mushili – Kansengu has appeared in the Ndola Magistrate Court for allegedly sodomizing his two year old step son to gain fame in the music industry.
The accused’s wife, Christine Mulunga has appeared as a witness and testified against her husband before magistrate Monica Mutinta.
Mulunga, 20 of house number 3932 alleged that the accused in the matter, Philemon Bwalya has been inserting his manhood in the boys’ mouth.
This is in a matter in which Bwalya has been charged with unnatural offences, defined as one having carnal intercourse against the order of nature contrary to the laws of Zambia.
Particulars of the offence are that Bwalya on July 13th, 2019 in Ndola District on the Copperbelt province allegedly committed unnatural offences.
During trial, Mulunga testified that on the day in question, she left home early in the morning for work in Lubuto township where she works as a maid leaving Bwalya and her son sleeping and that when she returned home mid-afternoon, she found her son asleep in the house but noticed that he had white mucus which looked like sperms on his chin and a coat he wore.
She states that when she confronted her husband whom she had left the child in his custody, he expressed ignorance.
Mulunga who has been married to the accused person for a year stated that it was not the first time she found her son with mucus which she concluded to be sperms.
The court has since adjourned the matter to august 19, 2019 for continued trial while the accused person is in police custody.