A Chiengi man has walked to freedom after the Supreme Court quashed his fifteen year sentence for defilement.
ZNBC’s Hannock Kasama reports from Kabwe that the court found no corroborative evidence to link the appellant, George Chipaso to the case.
Chipaso was alleged to have defiled a girl under sixteen years in Chiengi district in 2006.
In a related development, the Supreme Court has acquitted a Nakonde man convicted and jailed for indecently assaulting a young girl in 2008.
The Supreme Court said there was no evidence against the appellant, Michael John and quashed the sixteen year sentence slapped by the High Court.
The Judgment was delivered by Supreme Court Judge, Hilda Chibomba during the Supreme Court sessions in Kabwe.
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