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27-year-old Nakonde man sentenced to 25 years in prison

Magistrates Court

The is in a matter Kelvin Sinkala who appeared before the Kasama High Court is alleged to have raped his aunt contrary to the laws of Zambia. A 27-year-old man of Nakonde has been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment with hard labour for allegedly raping his 65 years old aunt.

Particulars before Court were that Sinkala, 27, a peasant farmer on 14th November 2017 r@ped his aunt after raiding her home around 23:00hrs.

Magistrates CourtNdola High Court Judge, Justice Emeria Sunkutu sitting in the Kasama High Court stated the prosecution team had proved the case beyond reasonable doubt and convicted him accordingly.

Justice Sunkutu sentenced the 27-year-old man to 25 years imprisonment with hard labour after considering his mitigation.

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Justice Sunkutu ruled that the convict did not deserve any leniency after he had denied the charge and wasted the court’s time.

Source: Zambian Report

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