Phiri a member of the notorious illegal miners in Chingola commonly known as Jerabos is charged with two counts of defilement and abduction in the Chingola Magistrate Court.
When the matter came up for commencement of trial, the minor told a fully packed Court that the suspect used a broken bottle before he abducted her when she was coming from the market around 19:00 to his home on 9th August, 2017.
She narrated that before being abducted a person she knew was passing through but was later bribed with money by the suspect and he left.
The 15 year old girl narrated that the suspect later took her to his apartment in Lulamba were he had carnal knowledge of her twice on the night of 9th August, 2017 and once in the morning of 10th August, 2017 without her consent.
“When we reached his home, we entered his house in Lulamba and there was no one. He took me to his bedroom where he took of his clothes and also stripped me and thereafter had sexual intercourse with me two times and the following day, after that a taxi and dropped at Kaunda Square in Chiwempala,” She said.
She told the Court she later narrated the ordeal to her mother and brother after she arrived home after which the matter was reported to Police.
Meanwhile, elder brother to the victim testified before Court how her sister had gone missing from 9th to 10th August, 2017.
Magistrate Peston Chiluba has since adjourned the matter to 4 July, 2018 for continuous of trial.