The Kafue Magistrate Court has sentenced Chishinga Chibemba, to five years in imprisonment with hard labour after he admitted to the offence of assault occasioning actual bodily harm on Nagad Saad, a woman of Kafue.
Chibemba a Disc Jockey, last year in June assaulted Saad after a drinking spree at a place called Gambinos.
He appeared before Magistrate Masoja Mbewe.
The incident sparked condemnation from the Women Movement after a video went viral of Chibemba and others were shown dragging Saad on the road.
Chibemba was arrested in Chelstone yesterday after a tip off from members of the public according to Police Spokeswoman Esther Mwaata Katongo. He had been on the run for past Seven months.