Councilor for Chibanja ward in the city of Mzuzu has been locked up in custody at Mzuzu Police Station for allegedly defiling three girls at the same time.
The suspect identified as Charles Mologera aged 33, hails from Kanjati village in the area of Traditional Authority Kwataine in Ntcheu district
Mzuzu Police Publist Martin Bwanali told News Watch Reviews that the suspect fell into the hands of the police on Tuesday, October 11, 2026.
Information reaching this Publication from the Police alleges that suspect had unlawful carnal knowledge of three girls who are under the age of sixteen during the night hours of October 8, 2016 at a certain lodge within Mzuzu city .
“The two girls aged sixteen are secondary school students while the other one aged fifteen is a primary school pupil”, said Martin.
It is on police record that the three girls at around five o’clock were coming from their aunt within Chibavi location and they found a drunkard whom they knew lying hopelessly in the drain.
“Eventually the suspect was driving past. Knowing him as their councillor the girls stopped him and asked for lift to escort the drunkard to his home.The suspect did likewise and on the way he took a phone number for one of the girls”, said Martin.
He added, “an hour later it is alleged suspect called the girl to meet him on the road. The other two girls then escorted their friend and the suspect took all the three unsuspecting girls in his vehicle to town where they started drinking at two different drinking joints”, said Bwanali.
The girls told the Police that after some hours of drinking, the suspect drove the girls to a lodge near Lusangazi roadblock where he booked a room. All of them spent a night in one room and the suspect took turns to defile them all. They claim suspect took advantage that they were drunk.
“The girls went home the following day and reported to their parents what had transpired. This angered their parents who resorted to report the matter to the Police who did a follow up and arrested the suspect.”, concluded Martin.
Medical reports for all girls authored at Mzuzu Central Hospital indicates that the three have been defiled.
Mr Charles Mologera will answer three counts of defilement contrary to section 138 of the Penal Code.