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39 year old woman fined K 5 000 for possessing assorted game meat illegally

Rural News 39 year old woman fined K 5 000 for possessing assorted game...

A 39 year old woman of Shamasemi village of Chayabutu Chiefdom of Itezhi tezhi District in Central Province has been fined K 5 000 in default of nine months imprisonment for being in possession of 36 bundles of assorted game meat ( locally known as dingi) .

This is in a matter were Ompie Shimbando was facing one count of unlawful possession of government trophy contrary to section 97 of the Zambia Wildlife act number 14 of 2015 of the laws of Zambia.

Facts of the matter are that on the 7th November 2018 Ompie Shambondo was allegedly found with 36 bundles of assorted game meat in a Namwala , aboard a Lusaka bound khondwani travel and tours bus.

When officers from the Department of National Parks and Wildlife intercepted the bus at a road block at Naminwe Bridges along Namwala Choma road, Shambondo was found in possession of 36 bundles of assorted game meat illegally.

When the matter came up for plea Shambondo pleaded guilty when he appeared before Namwala ,Magistrate Selia Kanunka .

Magistrate Kanunka then fined Shimbando with K5000 in default with nine months simple imprisonment .

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3 COMMENTS

  1. First bad writing of an article, secondly let the woman alone she free her and cage Lungu and Nkandu Luo for the wrongs at UNZA

  2. Indeed what do you expect the poor soul, mother to hungry children to survive the harsh economic situation the country is going through? Indeed, only when such situations occur, that’s when you see those so-called “law enforcement” agents at work and NOT when $42m is stolen/spent on used, second-hand, repainted fire tenders are bought? Awe, despite those old laws pertaining to those colonial hangover rules of such descriptions as ‘Govt trophies’, we need to CHANGE these laws to suit our situations! Let that woman FREEE….

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