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Maid allegedly murdered by Chalala couple worked like a slave, witness tells court

By GRACE CHAILE

THE Lusaka High Court heard that the 14-year-maid allegedly murdered by a couple of Chalala in Lusaka, would start her day chores as early as 03:00 hours.

Testifying before Judge Vincent Siloka, a 20-year-old General Hospitality student, Joshua Marimo, revealed that between 03:00 hours and 04:00 hours, he would see Janet Mpundu sweeping the front part of the yard, thereafter, turn to doing the laundry.

This is in a matter, Smart Mumba and Chanda Majory Lwembo, are alleged to have murdered Mpundu who was originally from Mansa, on August 28, 2023.

Trial in the matter continued on Thursday, with Marimo, the neighbour to the couple, narrating that on the material day, he heard Mpundu’s last scream at around midnight CLICK TO READ MORE

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