Man gets 7 years for stealing a blanket, flour and zitenje

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The Ntchisi First Grade Magistrate’s Court has convicted and sentenced
a 40-year-old man to six years imprisonment with hard labour for house
breaking and theft.

CourtThe court heard that the convict Shandacha Ndalira on July 11 2016 at
Kapiri Village in the district broke and entered into the house of
Philemon Kampala and stole one blanket, 25 kilograms of maize and four
wrappers (zitenje).

The convict pleaded guilty to the charges of house breaking and theft.
Passing judgement, First Grade Magistrate Yohane Banda said the
offender deserve a custodial sentence to deter other would be
offenders.

Ndalira comes from Mbewa Village in the area of Traditional Authority
Chilooko in Ntchisi.

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