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The 41 year old man accused of defiling and impregnating his 16 year-old daughter has appeared in the Choma Magistrate Court for explanation of charge.

Hastings Siambulo of Choma’s Maleba settlement was reported to police by his wife after discovering that her daughter was almost eight months pregnant.

Siambulo has since appeared before Magistrate Muyambango Munukayumbwa and has understood the charge read for him.

He is reported to have defiled his daughter between November last year and January 2018, before he was arrested on 15th July, 2018.

And the Court has granted the accused person bail in the sum of K2, 000 with two working sureties after an application by Defense Counsel O. Hatimbula from Mushipe and Associates.

The matter has since been adjourned to 16th August, 2018 for mention as court awaits instructions from the Director of Public Prosecution.



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