A 30-year-old Ndola man has pleaded guilty to burning of Kapalala market and has been sentenced to 24 months with hard labour by the Ndola magistrate court. This is in a matter where Luckson Ngabala of 120 Kabushi is charged with criminal recklessness and negligence. When the matter came up before Magistrate Oswald Chibalo, Ngabala admitted the charge. “I admit the charge. I had no right to make a brazier in the market because it is not allowed. No one permitted me to leave the brazier unattended to. We are not allowed to put braziers in the market. I don’t know how I left it unattended to. I only left it for like four minutes. I left it to go…...

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