24-year-old Charles Kakula, a registry clerk at Kabwe Hospital, who recently appeared in a video harassing a civil servant at the Ministry of Works and Supply has been fined K12, 000 or nine months imprisonment on three counts of common assault, criminal trespass and threatening violence.
In delivering judgement Magistrate, Fides Hamaundu said Mr Kakula’s conduct was uncalled for and wondered why he took the law in his hands when he could have used other channels to air out his concerns.
Evidence before court shows that the convict called the victim, Ms Shelly Chatugwa, on phone claiming to have gotten the number from Lusaka Province Minister, Bowman Lusambo.
It was alleged in count one that Kakula of Kamwala in Lusaka on 13th April, 2021 jointly and acting together with unknown persons did threaten violence on Ms Chatugwa to which he said he was going to burn her within her office.
In the second count, it was alleged that Mr Kakula on the same date jointly and whilst acting with other unknown persons unlawfully assaulted Ms. Chatugwa.
And in the third count, Mr ￼Kakula was alleged to have on April 13, 2021 entered upon the premises of the Ministry of Works and supply with intent to commit a felony.
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