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Dad killer gets 6-year jail time

PRISCILLA CHIPULU, Ndola
A 33-YEAR-OLD man of Mufulira district has admitted to causing the death of his father after he refused to share money earned from the sale of charcoal. In this case, Bethwell Musonda, who has since been jailed for six years, was charged with murder, an offence which was later reduced to manslaughter. When the matter came up yesterday before Ndola High Court Judge Daniel Musonda, Bethwell admitted causing the death of his father during a scuffle. On March 30 last year, Bethwell killed Charles Muchele. According to facts presented by State advocate Ernest Shupa, on the material day, Bethwell’s father and mother, Jane Kasonde, were preparing to check on CLICK TO READ MORE