A 54-YEAR-OLD woman of Mungule village in Central Province has dragged Gift Hamungale of the same village to court for allegedly stealing a 50kg bag of maize valued at K150. In this matter, it is alleged that Hamungale, 25, on October 1, 2021 stole a bag of maize belonging to Omelly Somekela, a peasant farmer. When the matter came up for trial before Magistrate Alice Walusiku, Tuesday, Somekela told the court that after waking up early in the morning on October 1, she discovered that her kitchen door which she had locked before going to bed was tempered with and left open. She said upon checking, she realized that one of her eight bags of maize stored in the kitchen…...

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