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Chocolate thief jailed

NKOLE MULAMBIA, Ndola
A 34-YEAR-OLD man of Ndola has been sentenced to six months imprisonment with hard labour for stealing a chocolate bar worth K106 from

Shoprite.
Before principal resident magistrate Obbister Musukwa on Wednesday was Willie Munsanje of house number 2860 in Pamodzi township. He was charged with theft.
Munsanje stole a bar of chocolate from Shoprite last week.
Magistrate Musukwa said he considered that Munsanje was a first offender who deserved lenience but that the convict was an able-bodied person who should have engaged in productive work to raise money to buy himself chocolate.
“Since you are remorseful for your action, I will sentence you to six months imprisonment with hard labour suspended for two years on condition that you do not commit any offence during this period,” he said.

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