Dad convicted for sleeping with own daughter

 Dad convicted for sleeping with own daughter

By ALICE NACHILEMBE
A-45-year-old man of Chingola has been convicted for having sex with his 13-year- old biological daughter.

 This is in a case in which Chibwe Chongo has been convicted for incest contrary to the Laws of Zambia.

Chongo had canal knowledge of his biological daughter without consent.

Particulars of the offence are that on date unknown but between August 1, 2019 and February 3, 2020, Chongo had canal knowledge of his biological daughter without her consent.

Magistrate Stephen Mabona in passing judgement said that the prosecution has proved beyond reasonable doubt that the convict had canal knowledge of his own daughter on several occasions when her mother was away.

Mr Mabona said that it was not in dispute that the victim used to threaten to beat the victim if she went to play with her friends.

He also said that the victim told her elder sister that her father was sexually abusing her and when the sister told the mother she was told that no one should know, it should be keep as a secret.

He also said that it was not in dispute that the father was having sex with her as when he was confronted the sisters when the victim fled home because of the sexual assault he kept quiet.

Mr Mabona said the medical report also showed that the victim’s hymen was torned and she explained in court that her father used to have sex with her when her mother was away.

Magistrate Mabona told the convict that the case in which he had been convicted for was beyond the jurisdiction of the subordinate court.

He said the offence at hand carries the minimum of 20 years hence committing him to the Kitwe High court for sentencing.

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