Tokota Boys Open Defence

The notorious Tokota Boys gang opened their defence in the Kitwe High Court with 18 year old Limbikani Phiri denying having engineered the brutalizing of 17-year old Cuthdeck Nkonde for allegedly belonging to a rival gang dubbed The 100’s.

Presenting his defence in the Kitwe High Court, Phiri stated that he was a good friend to Nkonde and had no reasons to sell him out to his gang members.

He argued that the evidence presented by Nkonde earlier in Court was false stating that he was not present at the time Nkonde was being beaten.

Phiri stated that he was the one that helped Nkonde escape after he was beaten and gave him a K 5 for his transport, evidence that contradicted with Nkonde’s.

“When we arrived in Mindolo Mwamba (Mwamba Shame ‘Mayweather’) had sent me to collects sacks so that we could start packing low grade malachite. When we returned with two of my friends Peter Kasongo and Musonda Semba we found Cuthdeck Nkonde sitting at a distance while Mwamba looked very annoyed and had a big stick in his hands, then Nkonde told us that he had been beaten but did not give us reasons why he was beaten, I was so scared to ask Mwamba why he beat Nkonde because he looked so annoyed. Then later we left with Nkonde who I helped to buy pain killers at the nearby shop,” he told the Court.

And in cross examination, Phiri struggled to explain how he aided Nkonde when Nkonde had earlier told the court that he escaped alone until he found some women who were praying and helped him find his way home.

Nkonde told the court that his version was the correct one.

Meanwhile, Musonda Semba another member of the gang said he only learnt that Nkonde had been severely beaten and made to eat his own faeces through a video that circulated on social media.

He stated that after he had returned from collecting sacks with Limbikani Phiri and Peter Kasongo, Nkonde was already dressed but complained that he had been beaten.

In cross examination, Semba also maintained that only his defence was true and stated that of other witnesses including that of Limbikani Phiri was false.

This is in a matter 18 members of a gang tokota boys are charged with three counts of Abduction or Kidnapping, Poisoning or unlawful wounding and causing grievous harm to 17 year old Cuthdeck Nkonde contrary to the laws of Zambia.

Kitwe High Court Judge Timothy Katanekwa adjourned the matter to today for continued defence.


  1. scare crow

    katanekwa release the boys fuck you

  2. Marker

    Why adjourning every time just pass judgement and forget.Don’t you know it’s a cost to the police and prison to ferry this criminals.

  3. Shaka

    Those boys are just buying time, they are criminals and hence will never admit their wrong.

  4. Barotse Land the Great Nation

    Just kill them don’t waste time

  5. Mata

    just judge them let them work 4 boma

  6. D.M.W

    Katanekwa don’t you know your job.
    You judge them so that they can leave their girlfriends to others.
    Their is a safe place for people like those.

  7. nanji

    katenekwa grow aaaiii..we ain’t animals,justice z justice

  8. Gift sakala

    Find out the truth and judge them according to third offence sir please

  9. Haatobolo mungwanyoko

    Soon I will join pf no jail

  10. Nana Borne Bob

    Just kill them or else the keep on brutalizing people in the community please.

  11. Greyson

    That was evil let them work for Boma

  12. Mwila

    these idiots should go in 20 yrs with hard labour.

  13. shax

    Y waste time,hang them today these criminals dzev an instant death

  14. wongani

    Gangs groups a danger 2 our nation security and they hav b cage. Zambia needs tolerent youths 2 drive the economic not who kill it bcoz most attack are school girls and boys. Justice must b done not 2 b denied and chance 2 law not yo angry

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  16. francis phiri

    If u release them,they will coz more trouble

  17. brighton mukhabe

    If u not arest them meaning some in government is behind these guys called tokota don’t spare them

  18. Nockuthula

    Justice must be served,we are tired of those trouble makers…

  19. Real Bizo De Barox

    How about the innocent people they have killed? Stop wasting time just jail them more years with hard labour.

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