The Isoka Magistrates Court in Muchinga Province has sentenced a 46- year- old man of Mayawo village of Chief Mwenechifungwe to five years imprisonment with hard labour for slicing another man’s manhood.
Facts before the court were that on September 5, 2013 Stanley Mkandawire wilfully and unlawfully did cause grievous harm on Jackson Vwalika contrary to section229 of the Penal Code Chapter 87 of the laws of Zambia.
MKandawire used a sharp knife to cut off the victim’s manhood after a dispute over a dishonest girlfriend that was cheating on both of them.
In mitigation Mkandawire asked the court to exercise leniency on him as he is a married man and looking after 13 orphans.
The court said it wondered if Mkandawire is a responsible man by his especially with his behaviour of cutting off his friend’s manhood.
Mkandawire was hence slapped Mkandawire with a 5 year jail sentence effective from the day of arrest.