A 28-year-old man sentenced to 40 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling three girls.

The Chipata High Court has jailed a 28-year-old man to 40 years imprisonment with hard labour after convicting him on three counts of defiling minors.
Appearing before High Court Judge Mubanga Kondolo, State Counsel was Jairos Banda of Chiparamba area who stood charged with three counts of defiling girls below the ages of seven.
Particulars of the offence were that on April 28th 2012, Banda had unlawful carnal knowledge of two girls aged six and one aged five.
Facts before the court were that the suspect slept with the girls one after the other between 07 and 09 hours in the bush along or near Jabes village in Chiparamba.
In passing judgment, Justice Kondolo said it was unfortunate that the convict could go to that extent of defiling minors.
In the same court, a 28-year- old man of Magwero School of the Blind in Chipata has been jailed for twelve months for causing death by dangerous driving.
Justice Kondolo jailed Anderson Mbewe who caused the death of Stavin Mutewele on Chipata-Magwero road on August 30th 2011 due to over speeding.
Facts before the courts were that Mbewe who had no driving license during the accident whilst driving a Toyota Sprinter registration number ABE 9155 due to the high speed failed to slow down and ended up crashing a cyclist near Sunnyside area.

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