A 67-year- old man of Lusaka’s Kabanana compound has appeared in the magistrates’ court for defiling his 13-year-old granddaughter.

Abel Phiri is expected to take plea before magistrate Nthandose Chabala.

Details before the court are that the accused sent the girl to get sweets and biscuits in his bedroom after which he pushed her onto the bed.

The accused undressed the girl pant and had sex with her while he closed her mouth with his hands.

Meanwhile, a 27-year-old man of Chiyaba village has also been dragged to court for attempted rape.

Kofi Mukwasha is expected to take plea before senior resident magistrate Ireen Wishimanga.

Mukwasha allegedly attempted to have carnal knowledge of Luckness Nalwimba without her consent.