10 months imprisonment for wrong driving licence

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A 28-year old man has been convicted and sentenced to serve 10 months in Prison or buy his freedom for a price of K80,000 for using a wrong driving licence.

According to Dowa Police Public Relations Officer Richard Kaponda the man, Yakho Chauluka, was on 26 May, 2016 driving a motor vehicle registration number NN 1311 Isuzu using a licence that was not his. He was later involved in a minor road accident along Dowa-Chezi  earth road.

CourtThe issue was reported at Chezi police unit and when he was asked by Traffic police officers to produce his driving licence, the convict produced the licence that was bearing the name of Hennock Frackson insted of his name.

The convict cheated the police that he was Hennock Frackson; later it was observed that the photo on the document was different from his face and when interviewed he said that he borrowed it from the owner.

The owner was called who identified the licence as his document, he further said that he lost the licence in March this year and reported the matter at Kanengo police station for help.

The first grade magistrate of Dowa court Amulani Phiri sentenced the man to a fine of K80,000 or in default serve a jail term of 10months with Hard labour as a lesson to other would be offenders.

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  1. Bwanji milandu ya anthu opanda chuma ndye yokhayo imene izikhala ndi chilango chachikulu chonsecho mlanduwo ndiwaung’ono. why all these social injustice we can not develop our nation if we continue with this habite ngati awo owona za chulungamo akulephera kuonesa chulungamo chonchi. ten months is just too much. Uthenga uwu wokha ndye ukafike kwaoyenerao. Please the media help us to eliminate this injustices

  2. Amuchita bwino ndipo chilangochi chachepa, anthu achibwana ngati awa amatha kuchititsa ngozi zoopsa pamsewu mpakana anthu ena osalakwa omwe amathandiza abale ndi ana awo kutaya miyoyo kuwatsiya ana pa umasiye. Pa msewu siposewera iyayi coz anthu osiyanasiyana amakhala akuwugwiritsa ntchito. Zibwana zimenezo.

  3. Koma m’mene kwacha yasowela ungamamuze munthu za 80pin u bwino sanaphe munthu musiyen tilimbane ndi akuba tisaonetse u shasha pazithu za zieeee!!!

  4. Vuto ndi ma department azama Licence .tayesaniko kukhwefula ti nfundo tina tomwe tinakhazikitsidwa ndi atsamunda to .Tili mu meleniun watatsopano .

  5. court lomwe lagamula mulandu uwu ndilopanda nzeru muthuyo musiyeni sanabe sanaphe sanachite ngozi ndipo oyamba siameneyi ambiri akuendera ma Laisence osakhala awo. Bwanji apolice ambiri amaendera galimoto yopanda nsonkho, kapena mufuna nditchule dzina?