Jason Banda was charged with causing death by dangerous driving.
Banda’s ox-cart collided with James Banda who was cycling in the opposite direction in November 2017.
Lusaka Judge William Mweemba who was conducting High Court sessions in
Chipata said he heard what the defence counsel John Phiri from Legal Aid board said in mitigation that the convict was the first offender.
Counsel Phiri said both the convict and the deceased failed to keep to their lanes and collided in the middle of the road.
Judge Mweemba said Banda should pay the fine in 30 days and in default he will be jailed for one year with hard labour.