Pastor sued for rape

By Staff Reporter

A 28-YEAR-OLD pastor of Meanwood phase one in Lusaka has been sued for rape and assault.

Francis Mukuwa is facing two counts of unnatural offences and assault contrary to the laws of Zambia
It is alleged that between December 1, 2018 and January 2, 2019, had unlawful carnal knowledge of a woman against the order of nature.

In count two, Mukuwa is charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm contrary to section 248 of the Penal Code Chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

It is alleged that on January 2, 2019, Mukuwa assaulted the woman and occasioned her actual bodily harm.
However, the accused could not take plea as she was not before court.

Magistrate Faides Hamaundu has since adjourned the matter to Wednesday January 16  for plea .