Woman jailed for stealing baby

Woman jailed for stealing baby

 

A 24-year-old woman has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for stealing her friend’s child.
In this case, Mary Sakala, a hair dresser of Lusaka’s Chilenje South, was charged with child stealing.

Sakala stole a child from its mother Memory Kasangali who had lawful care or charge of the said child on April 12, 2019.

When the matter came up for continued trial  before Magistrate Felix Kaoma, Sakala pleaded guilty to the charge.
She told the court that she wanted to make the child her own.

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