Jerabos leader committed to high court

By Staff Reporter


The Chingola Magistrate has committed Victor Phiri commonly known as C4 and three others to the high court in a murder case.

Phiri who espouses part of the notorious gang culture that has bedevilled the Copperbelt had been part of the groups that had been terrorizing the community in Chingola and neighbouring towns.

Facts before Court were that, in the first count the four on May 21, 2018 whilst acting together with other persons unknown allegedly murdered Musonda Makumba.

In count two, the four on May 27, 2018 whilst acting with other persons unknown unlawfully did cause the death of Aaron Kanduli.

When the matter came up for mention, Chingola magistrate Kalutwe Chiluba informed Phiri, 20, his elder brother Martin Phiri, 21, commonly known as Martinego, John Mulenga 21, also known as John KG and a juvenile that the court had received instructions to commit them to the high court for trial.

He said having seen the committal certificate issued by the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) this was a proper case for trial by High Court.