With his face cast down like a bride on her traditional wedding, popular clergyman, John Nundwe, alias, Bishop John General, on Monday appeared before the Lusaka Magistrates’ Court for alleged rape of a married woman.
In the company of his seemingly supportive wife, Bishop John General, overseer of Miracle Impact Ministries International in Matero Township, had his bail extended and the matter adjourned to January 11, 2024, for allocation and possible plea.
As the accused walked back to his vehicle, he warned the Journalists who were capturing him that they dare starting another fight.
“Muzapwnya ma cameras….
Muzausha ndeo inangu.. simungakopeko benangu (you will destroy your camera, you will start another fight, can’t you capture other people,” he said.
It was alleged that on November 24, Bishop John General had gone to the victim’s home to pray for her following miscarriages but instead raped her.
According to the police report, the incident happened between 13:00 hours and 14:00 hours in Kahale area .
In the company of another man, suspected to be his bodyguard, the accused told the victim that he wanted to check all the rooms of the house.
However, when he reached the matrimonial bedroom, he allegedly forced himself on the woman while reportedly pointing a gun at her.
The husband to the victim arrived and greeted the suspected bodyguard who sat in the living room and proceeded to the bedroom where he caught the Bishop having carnal knowledge of his wife.
Upon noticing the presence of the woman’s husband, Bishop John General allegedly ran outside naked and managed to jump the wall leaving all his clothes, a cell phone and a motor vehicle, Chrysler Registration number BCD 372.
WARNING! All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express permission from ZAMBIA MONITOR.