Two general workers at Kafue Sugar have been dragged to court for stealing over 100Kgs of sugar valued at K1,416, property of their employer.
In this matter, Innocent Namushi, 35, and Wamunyima Namasiku, 26, general workers of Nampundwe area in Shibuyunji District are charged with one count of theft by servant.
Particulars of the offence are that the two, on November 17, 2018, in Shibuyunji District, being persons employed by Kafue Sugar, jointly and whilst acting together, stole 108.96Kgs of sugar valued at K1,416.48, property of Kafue Sugar, which came into their possession by virtue of their employment.
The accused, who are on police bond, could, however, not take plea yesterday when the matter was allocated to Magistrate Miti’s court as they were absent.
And a 56-year-old farmer of Lusaka West identified as Shadreck Kapalu was also dragged to court for defiling a juvenile.
Particulars of the offence are that on October 22, 2018, in Lusaka, Kapalu had unlawful carnal knowledge of a girl under the age of 16 years.
The matter has been allocated to Magistrate Alice Walusiku.
Meanwhile, a caretaker and a driver have appeared in the Lusaka Magistrates’ Court for stealing 34 boxes of tiles and one wheelbarrow, valued at K6,962.
Kennedy Simbeye, a caretaker and Dilon Ngwira, a driver, are charged with theft.
Particulars of the offence are that the accused persons on November 27, 2018, in Lusaka jointly and whilst acting together, did steal 34 boxes of tiles and one wheelbarrow all valued at K6,962, property of Chileshe Chilupe.