Miner gets death sentence for murdering Chinese boss
The Lusaka High Court has slapped a death penalty on a Lusaka Man after he was found guilty of murdering a Chinese boss at Collum Coal Mine in Chongwe district.
Pythias Chinene, was charged with murdering Zong Tangku who was his supervisor at the Chinese owned mining farm February 2, 2010.
Delivering judgment, Supreme Court judge Munyinda Wanki, sitting as High Court judge said the prosecution had proved beyond reasonable doubt that Mr. Chinene murdered Mr. Zong.
And in a related development, the Lusaka High Court sentenced a Benny Kanyama of Chirundu for murdering his two-year-old daughter after administering her with sulphuric acid.