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Erick Mutanale appears in Katima Mulilo Magistrate's court on charges of murder

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A 34-year-old man, Erick Mutanale appeared in the Katima Mulilo Magistrate's Court on charges of murder and defeating the course of justice.

According to the charge sheet, Mutanale allegedly tied the deceased with a wire, dragged him about 30 meters away from his house and buried him in a shallow grave.

After his rights to legal representation were explained, Mutanela, opted to apply for legal Aid to obtain a government-funded lawyer.

Two men appear in Katima Mulilo Magistrate's Court on possession of elephant tusks charge

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A Namibian and Zambian national appeared in the Katima Mulilo Magistrate's Court on charges of being in possession of elephant tusks.

Richard Njangula Malosi, famously known as "Dime U Fume," aged 59 and his Zambian co-accused, Mashule Mate 34, were found in possession of six pairs of elephant tusks at Kongola.

The duo opted to conduct their own defense and indicated further that they would plead guilty to the charges.

Dime u fume is further facing a charge of contravening the Immigration Control Act, by harboring a person who has no legal documents.