Nyaus Nabbed For Defilement

Nyaus Nabbed For Defilement

Police have arrested three gule wamkulu nyau dancers for allegedly defiling two girls in Chipangali district. This comes barely a week after Paramount Chief Kalonga Gawa Undi of the Chewa banned sexual initiations like spouse exchange, commonly known as cidyerano, among other retrogressive cultural practices. Paramount Chief Gawa Undi identified seven cultural practices which include […]

Mpika Businessman Freed of Gun Possession Charges

Mpika Businessman Freed of Gun Possession Charges

The Mpika Magistrate Court has freed Mpika prominent business man Mordecai Sichalwe and fined him K5000 which should be paid within 7 days. Mpika Magistrate Chinkashi Chilingala has also ordered the state to return all the guns back to Sichalwe. Sichalwe was found in possession of eight unlicensed guns and more than 200 rounds of […]

DEC Officer, 2 Others to Hang

DEC Officer, 2 Others to Hang

A DRUG Enforcement Commission (DEC) officer and two others have been sentenced to death for aggravated robbery. Ndola High Court judge Charles Chanda convicted Michael Mukombola, a DEC officer, Gilbert Nkata and Lastone Simpasa and sentenced them to death by hanging after finding the trio guilty of aggravated robbery. “I find you Mukombola, Nkata and […]

Grade 8 Pupil Commits Suicide Over Pregnancy

Grade 8 Pupil Commits Suicide Over Pregnancy

A grade 8 pupil of Makumba Secondary School in Mwansabombwe District, Luapula Province has committed suicide by hanging herself using a necktie following a dispute with her mother over her pregnancy. The deceased identified as Jane Chilubi, 18, of Mukamba Village allegedly took her own life after a dispute with her mother who just realised […]

Heritage Coin Resources Directors Arrested For Money Laundering

Heritage Coin Resources Directors Arrested For Money Laundering

The Drug Enforcement Commission has arrested three directors of Heritage Coin Resources Limited for money laundering offences involving over K28,000,000. In a statement today, DEC assistant public relations officer Chibu Mwansa Tembo disclosed that the trio had been obtaining money by false pretenses, amongst other crimes. “The Drug Enforcement Commission through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations […]

COP In Court Over Forged Certificate

COP In Court Over Forged Certificate

A 22-year-old police recruit has pleaded guilty to forging a Grade 12 certificate. Josephat Mpande of Kabambo farm in Serenje district is charged with forgery and uttering false documents. On April 5 this year in Serenje, Mpande, with other unknown people, allegedly forged an Examinations Council of Zambia (ECZ) certificate bearing the name Mpande Josephat. […]

Man Who Produced Fake Driving Licenses Jailed

Man Who Produced Fake Driving Licenses Jailed

A man of Lusaka has been sentenced to three years imprisonment with hard labour for being in possession of equipment used in the production of counterfeit driving licences. The Lusaka Fast Track Court on traffic offences sent Christopher Sinyangwe to jail after finding him guilty of committing the offence. Magistrate Amy Sinyangwe also fined Sinyangwe […]

Drug Trafficking Accused Claims DEC Took His Sex Boosters

Drug Trafficking Accused Claims DEC Took His Sex Boosters

A DRUG trafficking accused has claimed Drug Enforcement Commission officers seized his sex boosters locally known as Bvubwe when they searched his house for drugs. This is the case where Timothy Zulu, 49, of Mtalalika village in chief Sairi’s area is charged with trafficking in 28.7 kilogrammes of marijuana. After DEC senior investigations officer Maxwell […]