—A Grade Eight pupil of Lusitu Basic School in Chirundu district on Friday appeared in the Siavonga Magistrate’s court for raping two women.
Before magistrate Bartholomeo Kaongo was Evaristo Manyepa, 20, of Kambeli village of chief chipepo’s area who stood charged with two counts of rape contrary to Sections 132 and 134 Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia.
In the first count, Manyepa is alleged to have had carnal knowledge of Eunice Siamwami without her consent.
In the second count, he is alleged to have attempted to rape Susan Saidi without her consent.
Manyepa told the court that he understood the charges but pleaded not guilty to both charges.
The matter comes up for trail on 22 March, 2013 and the accused person is remanded in police custody at Chirundu police station.