NTCHISI MAN FINED K180 000 FOR MALICIOUS DAMAGE

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    Ntchisi Second Grade Magistrate’s Court has ordered a 42-year-old man to
    pay a fine of K180 000 for malicious damage which is contrary to section 344 of the penal code.
    The court heard that the convict Noel Nyanda on January 7 2016 at
    Ntchisi Hospital Market wilfully and unlawfully damaged one fun, three
    cell phones, one subwoofer, one DVD play, one mirror glass, two
    shaving machines and one extension all valued at K117 000 belonging to
    Chikondi Kambani, 19, of Chananga Village in the area of Traditional
    Authority Kalumo in Ntchisi district.

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    The court further heard that the complainant was
    shaving the daughter of the convict in his barber shop as he is a
    barber man and in the process, the convict went at the barber shop
    and started throwing stones to the complainant suspecting him to be in
    love affair with his daughter.
    then the complainant escaped which
    made the convict to enter into the barber shop and started damaging
    all the properties in the shop.
    The convict pleaded guilty and when passing the sentence, Second Grade Magistrate Young Ng’oma said he gave him that judgment to deter others with similar behaviors

    The convict Noel Nyanda hails from Mgungu Village in the
    area of Traditional Authority Kalumo in Ntchisi district.