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Man jailed for ‘privately’ biting wife

THE Mansa Magistrate’s Court has sentenced a 27-year-old peasant farmer of Kale village in Mansa to three years imprisonment with hard labour for biting his five-month pregnant wife on her private parts.
Derrick Chiluba, who pleaded guilty to one count of assault, told the court that he did not intend to harm his wife but was merely performing his duties as a husband.
Chiluba said this was in accordance with what he was taught by counsellors when they were preparing him for marriage.
He was facing one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

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