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Kitwe Man Jailed For Possession Of Ivory

The Kitwe Magistrate Court has sentenced a 42 Year old man to five years imprisonment with hard labour for unlawful possession of prescribed trophy contrary to section 130 (2)(a) and (b) of the Wildlife Act Number 4 of the laws of Zambia.

Appearing before Magistrate William Lubanga in the Kitwe Chambers for Judgement, Newton Mwamba 42, of Kitwe Chamboli Township was found guilty of being in possession of an elephant Ivory.

Facts before court are that on the 27th December, 2017 National parks and wildlife officers received information to the effect that one person was dealing in Elephant ivory at Moba Hotel within Kitwe.

The suspect was arrested after being found in possession of ivory and appearing before court, the accused pleaded guilty to the offence.

Magistrate William Lubanga passed judgement in the Chambers without taking any time on the matter.

22 Comments

  1. c-bob

    mmmmmm thats too bard mwandi

  2. Kkjkkkk

    Pf please help people with the job .. People have nothing to do that is. Why their are killing animals to find the income … Please God come and help us be for 2021!¡!!!!!!!!

  3. LUNDAZI Malawi

    Pf please help people with the job .. People have nothing to do that is. Why their are killing animals to find the income … Please God come and help us be for 2021!¡!!!!!!!!

  4. unknown james

    corruption in the country has reach it peak,no wander.

  5. Elijah litana

    not put everything is politics let us understand him please

  6. isaac waves

    No one is above the law

  7. Bellah

    Whoever in possession of prohibited items corncens by zambia’s law must be apprehended .

  8. bulozi

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    too bad

  9. bulozi

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    atamiwe

  10. but

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    misebezi Hakuna

  11. kelvin trigger

    Lord help him and his family

  12. White Kaluba

    2 BAD

  13. Mr me

    Y is it that when a lion kills an animal, it is not arrested but when our fellow being tries to kill an animal for food he/she is arrested!!!!!

  14. Ngosarh Richard

    #Ukushumfwa……mwebantu twiilacita ifii,

  15. Ngosarh Richard

    poor man,this is really bad…..leavings his entire family suffering

    • Kj

      Suffering from finding ivory again from jail remove him now

  16. Spannerboy Zulu

    Chagwa’s Chinese infestors are the ones fuelling poaching.

  17. trïggêr ßurns

    Too bad so sad??

  18. Sunday K

    too bad

  19. Paul M

    The World Is Not Fair.

  20. Wai

    No one is above the law poor or rich

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