Kabwe High Court Judge in charge Miaiinde Siavwapa has sentenced a 27 year old man of Chisamba District to 15 years imprisonment with hard labour for having canal knowledge of a chicken contrary to Section 155(1) Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia under un natural offence.
Particulars of the offence are that Goliath Nyirenda a general worker of Chisamba District on November 18, 2012 had carnal knowledge of his
neighbour’s chicken which shortly died after the act.
In sentencing Nyirenda Judge Siavwapa said it was inhuman to have sex
with a chicken and that the act was boarding on abnormality.
“I find your conduct disgusting and inhuman it is unacceptable for a person in their right mind to have sex with a chicken, so I therefore sentence you to 15 years imprisonment with hard labour”, Judge Siavwapa said.
In another matter Judge Siavwapa has sentenced Anthony Musoka a prophet of Kabwe District to 25 year’s imprisonment for rape contrary to section 132CAP87 of the Laws of Zambia.
Particulars of the offence are that Musoka on March 14, 2014 in Kabwe whilst praying and deceiving a housewife that he would help her through prayer and deliverance raped her instead.
Judge Siavwapa said it was unfortunate that Musoka posed as a prophet and duped an innocent woman who was vulnerable and violated her.
He said it was unlawful to have sex with a woman without her consent and that the courts would not take the offence lightly hence sentenced Musoka to 25 years imprisonment.
Earlier during trial, the woman told the magistrate that on March 14 she travelled to Kasavasa area to see Musoka for personal prayers as she was experiencing prolonged menstrual cycles.
She said when she got there Musoka made her to kneel down while holding a chicken and later Musoka poured bloody water on her and started praying for her and later pinned her to the ground and raped her.