Kitwe Predominant Resident Justice of the Peace Chongo Musonda has sent two sureties to jail following their failure to avail a Kitwe basically basically based Pastor who has been missing court docket periods for his defilement case.
Justice of the Peace Musonda says she had been lenient for too long and the failure by John Kapisa and Peter Muleba to order Pastor Alick Simbeye to court docket has compelled her to put in power the legislation on bail.
Earlier, the two sureties cling been at pains to conceal the whereabouts of 24-year-dilapidated Pastor Alick Simbeye who has been skipping court docket periods since last month.
Pastor Simbeye goes thru one case of defiling a girl below the age of sixteen who he allegedly had carnal files of at the support of a automobile whereas getting again from in a single day prayers.
When the case came up for continued trial this morning, the Prosecution told the court docket that the suspect is calm on the bustle and asked the two sureties to repeat the court docket where he is.
One of the well-known sureties Fifty three-year-dilapidated John Kapisa said Pastor Simbeye became hiding within Kitwe and said he had been communicating with another folks.
Mr. Kapisa, who is furthermore a Pastor in one of many Pentecostal Church buildings in Kitwe, pleaded for additional time so that they’ll discover his colleague and order him to court docket.
He pleaded with Justice of the Peace Musonda now to now not ship him to jail because he is dilapidated, and his household would suffer in his absence.
But Predominant Resident Justice of the Peace Musonda said she became sending the two to jail because that’s what the legislation affords when a suspect is at huge.
Justice of the Peace Musonda said the two sureties will possible be remanded in custody till the bonded sum is paid.
In August when Pastor Simbeye became granted bail, his two sureties cling been bonded at ten thousand Kwacha every.
This vogue that Mr. Kapisa and Mr. Muleba must pay ten thousand Kwacha every sooner than they’ll possible be launched.