Teacher in court for pupil’s alleged rape

Judge Mallet; Hammer
Judge Mallet; Hammer

PROPRIETOR of Kondwani Kindergarten Private School in Mtendere township accused of defiling his pupil has finally appeared in the Lusaka Magistrate’s Court two months after the incident occurred.
Saul Banda, 47 of unknown resident within Lusaka has since pleaded not guilty to defiling his pupil.

This is in a matter in which Banda is charged with one count of defilement contrary to the Laws of Zambia.
Particulars are that Banda allegedly had unlawful carnal knowledge of a girl under the age of 16 on June 22 this year.
He took plea before Magistrate Ireen Wishimanga where an identification parade was also conducted where the accused person was identified.
The matter had been adjourned to September 14 this year for trial.