Roma Girls teacher’s assault case fails to take off

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tichaTrial in the case in which a Roma Girls Secondary School teacher is charged with assault after he beat up a Catholic Nun has failed to take off in the Lusaka Magistrate court this morning.

Magistrate Humphrey Chitalu adjourned the matter which was supposed to come up for trial this morning to 27th August.

Magistrate Chitalu attributed the adjournment to the absence of the trial Magistrate.

Daswell Sichilongo is accused of assaulting Sister Emma Chakupaleza who is the acting Head Teacher at Roma Girls Secondary school.

Mr Sichilongo became incensed and unleashed punches on Sister Chakupaleza after she instructed the locking up of his house for failing to pay rentals.