Jan Wolf has pleaded not guilty to defilement, indecent assault on a female and conspiracy to commit a felony.
His suspected accomplice, Mary Mumba, has also been slapped with the same charges, but she has also denied the allegation.
Jan Wolf, 68, an engineer of house number 3989, Katope Crescent, Ndola and Mary Mumba, 16, a Grade Nine pupil, pleaded not guilty before Kitwe chief resident magistrate Mercy Makubalo in the Kitwe Magistrates Court yesterday.
On the first count, Jan Wolf is charged with defilement, which is contrary to Section 138 (1) of the Penal Code Chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia as read with Act number 2 of 2011.
The details of the offence are that between November 2010 and January 2011 in Kalulushi, Jan Wolf allegedly had unlawful carnal knowledge of a girl under the age of 16.
On the second count, Jan Wolf is charged with indecent assault on a female, contrary to Section 137 (1) Chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia as read with Act number 2 of 2011.
It is alleged that between November 2010 and January 2011 in Kalulushi, Jan Wolf unlawfully indecently assaulted a female.
On the third count, Jan Wolf and Mumba are jointly charged with conspiracy to commit a felony, contrary to Section 394 of the Penal Code Chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia.
It is alleged that Jan Wolf and Mumba, between November 20, 2010 and January 2011 in Kalulushi, allegedly conspired to commit a felony.
Mrs Makubalo asked the two whether they understood the charges and they replied in the affirmative.
She adjourned the matter to March 19, 2011 for mention and setting of trial date.
Deputy divisions prosecutions officer Mwewa Musonda, acting Ndola district prosecutions officer Eliko Banda and Kitwe district prosecutions officer Wynter Mwaba are co-prosecuting the matter while Jan Wolf is represented by Ndola lawyer Derrick Mulenga. /Daily Mail