The Lusaka Magistrates’ Court has sentenced a 38-year-old Lusaka man to four months imprisonment four stealing two packets of smoked sausages valued at K33.60 from Shoprite Matero.

Lusaka magistrate Kunda Tantameni convicted and sentenced Evans Mutambo for theft yesterday after the readily admitted the charge.

Mutambo stole the sausages around 19:00 when he pretended to buy but by passed the till without paying.

According to the public prosecutor Brian Liyungu, the convict had no lawful justification for his action.