MAGISTRATE HEARS HOW 8-YEAR-OLD BOY WAS ALLEGEDLY DEFILED BY A 30-YEAR-OLD HOUSE-WIFE
The Ndola Magistrate courts has heard a chilling testimony of how a 30-year-old Ndola housewife allegedly defiled her son’s-eight-year-old friend, who is a grade one pupil at a named school in Ndola.
According to a report published by Mwebantu, Sandra Mwale is believed to have persuaded the boy to her bedroom on five occasions and had sex with him when he went to her house to play with her son.
Mwale is charged with defilement of a boy under the age of 16 which occured in June this year.
When the matter came up before Magistrate Veronica Sikwangala, Mwale pleaded not guilty to having had carnal knowledge of the boy.
According to one of the witnesses who is the victims aunt, she told court that on the fateful day, her nephew who is a grade one pupil at named school instead of knocking off from school at 12:00 hours, he went back home at 16:00 hours.
She narrated to court that she found him sitted outside the veranda of their house at 17:00 hours and that when she asked him what he was doing at school up till that hour, he told her that he was playing at the school grounds.
She told court further told court that at around 18:00 hours, her nephew asked for food as he was hungry, but that she told him that she could only give him the meal after he stated where he had gone to.
“I then got a whip to ask where he went ,but he still did not tell me. Around 19:00 hours while I was cooking, my then called me and informed me that the child wanted to tell me something. He then narrated to is that he had gone to his friends place and whilist there, his friends mother called him to her bedroom, undressed him and told him to play with his penis. Thereafter, she inserted it in her private parts,” she told court.
She narrated to the court that when she asked her nephew if it was the first time Mwale was doing such a thing to him, he told her that it was the fifth time.
She further told court that when she checked her nephew’s private parts, she discovered that his foreskin was pulled backwards and that his penis appeared redish.
“He then told me that he was feeling pain when urinating and that was when I reported the matter to the police and my nephew was taken to Arthur Davidson’s Children’s Hospital where he was given medication,” she said.