A 26 year old man of Petauke district sentenced to 25 years imprisonment for defilement.

The Chipata High Court this morning sentenced a 26 year old man of Petauke district to 25 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling and infecting a girl under 16 years of age with a sexually transmitted disease.
Particulars of the offence are that, on 17th March, this year, Jenson Mwale, defiled a girl less than 16 years and infected her with a sexually transmitted disease.
Facts are that Mwale grabbed and forced the girl into his house and had carnal knowledge of her.
And when passing ruling Judge, Fugies Chisanga, says it is unfortunate that Mwale who was expected to be the father forced, slept and infected the girl who was supposed to be protected by him.
And Judge Chisanga also slapped a 15 years sentence on, Sauteni Sakala, from Chipata district for the similar offence.
Particulars of the offence are that on 18 June this year, Sakala had carnal knowledge of a girl less than 16 years of age.
Facts are that the hospital documents confirmed that the girl had swollen body parts after Sakala had sex with her.

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