On Monday, July 17, 2017, a 19 year old man identified as Van Gomani was arrested by Kanengo Police to answer charges of soliciting immoral purpose which is under section 180 sub section (e) of the penal code. Van was arrested for pretending to be a woman, News Watch Reviews understands.
According to Kanengo police public relations officer Salome Zgambo Chibwana said the ordeal took place during the wee hours of Monday along Kaunda road as he was waiting for sex clients.
Police said on the material day Gomani who is a male in nature and has female looks dressed up like a woman and made her hair with weave extension stood along the road and a certain man took him thinking she was a girl.
“They went together and booked a room. It was in that room that the client noticed that the person he picked is not a lady but rather a fellow man who wanted extort money from him through false pretence.”, said Salome.
Looking at the man, a person can easily be deceived thinking that he is a lady because of how he looks.
The man then took the impersonator to a nearby police station because he felt deceived and that he wanted to steal from him through his looks.
Goman hails from kapetera village under Traditional Authority Kapeni in Blantyre district and will appear in court soon to answer charges levelled against him.