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Market fire culprits jailed 15 years each

THREE men of Lusaka have been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment each with hard labour for burning a makeshift shop and a vehicle at Soweto market.And Lusaka High Court judge Catherine Phiri says cases of arson have been prevalent in Zambia, especially those related to political hooliganism.
Kelvin Mayanda, unemployed, Lastone Kasonde and Albert Chileshe, both loaders, were charged with arson after being accused of burning down three makeshift shops and a motor vehicle at Soweto market on August 15, 2016.

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