Zambia: Teens Appear in Court for Murder

TWO Lusaka school boys who are allegedly behind the gruesome murder and defacing of a Lusaka taxi driver have appeared for mention in a magistrate court.

They are facing murder and aggravated robbery charges.

A 16-year old pupil of Lusaka's Great North Academy and a 15-year old pupil at Lusaka High School appeared in a fully packed courtroom presided over by Magistrate Prince Mwiinga yesterday.

In count one the two teenagers between December 17 and 20 last year allegedly stole a Toyota Camry registration number AAB 6570 valued at K17million.

In count two and on the same dates, the two allegedly murdered Matthews Chipili and peeled off his face before dumping his body at a plot in Roma Township.

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