Malawi police in the northern region city of Mzuzu are keeping in custody an18 year old boy identified as Limbani Nyirenda for defiling a 5 year old girl at Zolozolo location within Mzuzu city.
Confirming the development to News Watch Reviews, Mzuzu police public relations officer, Martin Bwanali said the suspect has indeed been arrested for defiling the minor.
“We have indeed arrested the suspect and so far he has admitted to the charge of defilement”, said Martin.
According to the police, they said the suspect is a meat seller in one of the butchers in town. On May 23, 2016 he went to victim’s mother to collect his K400.00 balance for the meat her mother took in the morning.
When he arrived at the house, he found the girl home alone. This gave the suspect a chance and he therefore took the girl to the unfinished house where he had carnal knowledge of her.
The suspect who hails from Jikito village in the area of Traditional Authority Mtwalo in Mzimba district will appear in court soon to answer a charge of Defilement contrary to section 138 of the penal code