Patriotic Front Youth Chairperson for Mandevu Constituency, Martin Sikatazo, and two others have appeared before the Lusaka magistrate court for assault.
Mr. Sikatazo, 33 together with Cliff Bwalya, 45 of Chaisa Compound and John Mwango 22 of Mandevu compound are facing three counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
In this matter, particulars of the first count alleged that the accused persons, on 15th March 2020, assaulted Lemmy Bwalya.
And when the matter came up for plea before Chief Resident Magistrate, Lameck Mwale, all three pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The matter has since been adjourned to 28th May 2020 for the commencement of the trial.
In other news – 6-year-old Girl defiled by a 16-year-old
A 6-year-old girl of Lusaka’s Kanyama compound has been defiled by a 16-year-old boy of the same compound. Zambia Police Spokesperson, Esther Katongo has since called on parents and guardians to ensure children are within their watchful eyes in a bid to cut down on such cases.
And the Police has disclosed that the Country has recorded a 14 percent increase in child defilement cases in the third quarter of 2019 as compared to the same period of 2018. continue reading