17 Appear in Mongu High Court for Murder.

By Staff Reporter

SEVENTEEN men of Mongu this morning appeared before High Court Judge Getrude Chawatama for mention in a murder case contrary to section 200 of the penal code chapter 87 of the laws of Zambia.

Particulars of the matter were that on August 24, 2016, Fred Nyambe whilst acting together with others did murder Siyoto Nyambe in Lukulu district, Western Province.

Two of the accused, Muyunda Mukumbuta and Silwendo Sitwala passed on before the trial started.

And the court has ordered four of the accused to have their ages ascertained as they are reported to be juveniles.

Court has asked the four to produce their under five cards or be sent to hospital for the authenticity of their ages. The accused have since not pleaded guilty to one count of murder and are remanded in custody.