A WOMAN of Lusaka’s Misisi Township has been sentenced to five years simple imprisonment for hitting her son with an iron bar on his private parts after he stole a piece of chicken. Appearing before Lusaka Magistrate Trevor Kasanda, Friday, Jessy Banda, 33, admitted assaulting her eight-year-old son. The convict hit her son with an iron bar on his private parts on December 26, 2021 after he stole a piece of chicken from the pot. A few days later, she was arrested and formally charged with the offence of Assault on a Child Contrary to Section 248A of CAP 87 of the laws of Zambia. In mitigation, Banda asked for leniency from the court saying she would never commit the…...

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