The two aunties of Kabwe’s Pollen area who last week brutally abused their 5 year old nephew has appeared in Court and have pleaded guilty to the offence.
Appearing before the Resident Magistrate Sibaleya Chikuba, Bufwayo Fumbeshi 20 a student at the Zambia Open University and her sister Annie Sawasa aged 15 both of house number 93 pleaded with the Court to exercise maximum leniency on grounds that they are first offenders, still in school and promised to be Ambassadors against all forms of child abuse Pollen township
Magistrate Chikuba who noted that the accused persons had no right to inflict such pain on the victim, has since proceeded in convicting the suspects.
However, because of the revelation that one of the accused persons was a juvenile, Magistrate Chikuba has reserved the sentence to Tuesday June 30, 2020, awaiting for a report from the Social Welfare Department on the part of the juvenile.
The two suspects have since remained in custody after Magistrate Chikuba cancelled their bond pending sentencing next Tuesday.