Family On The Run After Forcing 16-Year-Old Girl Into Sex Cleansing

Family On The Run After Forcing 16-Year-Old Girl Into Sex Cleansing

FOUR members of the same family in Mansa are on the run for allegedly forcing a 16-year-old girl to sleep with her brotherin-law as a way of cleansing him after his wife’s death. Luapula Province commissioner of police Elias Chushi, who withheld the names of the suspects, said among them is the victim’s mother, grandmother […]

Love For Offals Land Man In Jail

Love For Offals Land Man In Jail

An unemployed youth of 10 Miles in Lusaka has been sentenced to six years imprisonment with hard labour for stealing a calf whose offals he was caught red-handed about to eat. This is in a matter Sydney Liyawa, 35, was convicted of stock theft. On August 7 last year, Liyawa stole a cow worth K7,000, […]

Guard Says Chitotela Bought House From Liato

Guard Says Chitotela Bought House From Liato

A security guard has testified in court that he once guarded a house which Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Ronald Chitotela allegedly bought from former Minister of Labour Austin Liato. This is in a matter in which Chitotela and three others are facing four counts of concealing and being in possession of properties suspected […]

Girl Killed, Stuffed In Laptop Bag

Girl Killed, Stuffed In Laptop Bag

AN angry mob pounced on  a 19-year-old man suspected to have defiled and strangled to death his three-year-old niece in Choma district. This happened when the suspect was caught trying to dump the girl, whom he had kept in a laptop bag. Kent Chulu of Mwapona Township was beaten by members of the public and […]

Teens Who Allegedly Stabbed To Death A Friend Appear In court

Two juveniles have appeared in the Lusaka Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stabbing to death a patron at JCS bar in Longacres, Lusaka. Early last month, pictures of the two boys aged 16 and 18 went viral on social media after police arrested them for allegedly stabbing Sebastian Lungu, 20, after a quarrel. Mr Lungu is […]

Dagga Is Legal, Says Accused

Dagga Is Legal, Says Accused

AN accused person stunned and chuckled the Ndola Magistrate’s Court yesterday when he challenged a Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) officer to state why he charged him with trafficking in psychotropic substances when Green Party president Peter Sinkamba has ‘legalised’ the use of marijuana in the country. Kalwa Mwanza, 27, of Twapya Township, is charged with […]

Cops Recover Guns Stolen From Former ZICA Boss

Cops Recover Guns Stolen From Former ZICA Boss

POLICE in Lusaka have recovered two rifle guns stolen from former Zambia Institute of Chartered Accounts (ZICA) president Chintu Mulendema which criminals were using to stage robberies. Seven more guns stolen from another person along with a Zambia Army uniform and motor bike have also been recovered while one person has been arrested in connection […]

Chief Defiler Appears In Court, Headteacher Pleads Not Guilty

Chief Defiler Appears In Court, Headteacher Pleads Not Guilty

Chief Kazembe of the Chewa people in Lundazi has appeared in court for mention, on one count of defilement of a child, under the age of 16 years. The traditional leader, whose birth names are Vincent Banda, aged 45, appeared before Magistrate Joseph Kapila today. Chief Kazembe was arrested on March 29, 2019, after being […]

Sesheke Cop Killer Sentenced to Death

Sesheke Cop Killer Sentenced to Death

The Mongu High Court has sentenced to death, Eddie Mwanza, the man who murdered a female police officer, Caroline Chembwe, in Sesheke. The court has however sentenced to 3 years imprisonment, Mwanza’s co-accused, Daniel Nyumbu. This was after the court convicted Mwanza, aged 25, and Nyumbu, who were arrested in connection with the killing of […]