ZAMBIA: 27-YEAR-OLD SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDER OF GIRLFRIEND
November 16, 2018:
A 27 year old man of Chingola Township on the Copperbelt has been sentenced to death by hanging for the murder of his girlfriend, zambiareports reported on 12 November 2018. (Sources: zambiareports.com, 12/11/2018)
This in a matter Jones Mushili, 27, of Chiwempala Township was charged with one count of murder contrary to the laws of Zambia.
It is alleged that the accused on 4th October, 2015 did kill his girlfriend Mary Nyambe and dumped her body behind a bar at Luano Market, the body was discovered burnt and had her private parts bruised.
When the matter came up for ruling before Livingstone High Court Judge in Charge Chilombo Maka Phiri, the suspect was found guilty and convicted accordingly.