Grade 9 batter Teacher

A Grade 9 pupil of Munali Girls Secondary School has appeared in the Lusaka Magistrates Court for allegedly assaulting her teacher.

She was accused of battering her teacher, Ms Cynthia Mulenga.

She was arrested and detained at Munali  police post on October 28 this year just a week before her final Junior Secondary Examinations (Grade 9 ).

Particulars of the offence are that the girl on October 28 did assualt Ms Mulenga, occassioning her actual bodily pains.

The girl was  expected to take her plea yesterday.

In another court, a 46-year-old woman of Chainda compound appeared for attempted infanticide.

Gertrude Chisenga is facing one count of infanticide contrary to section 290 and 203 of the laws of Zambia.

It is alleged that Chisenga on November16 this year by wilfull act or ommision attempted to cause the death of her female child under the age of 12 months.