Ms Justice Makungu sent to jail Victor Mabimbi of Twatasha Township in Kitwe after he was convicted of unnatural offences by the lower court.
Mabimbi, a football coach, was accused of having sex with the boy against the order of nature and later gave the victim K5 to buy a drink.
The boy had testified that Mabimbi, called him to his house to showed him video games but afterwards sodomised him
Mabimbi warned the boy not to reveal his ordeal to anyone.
Passing the sentence, Kitwe High Court judge-in-charge Catherine Makungu said: “Having heard and considered what has been said in mitigation, I sentence you to 25 years imprisonment with hard labour with effect from the date of your arrest.”
The boy told the court that he did not allow Mabimbi to sodomise him.
Source: Times of Zambia