Apostolic Church Pastor arrested for brutal murder of daughter in Balaka

Malawi Police in Balaka have arrested a 25 year old Apostolic Church Pastor identified as Sageme Petro for allegedly murdering his own biological daughter.

Pastor incarcerated

Pastor incarcerated

Newly transfered Balaka Police Publicist Constable Gerald Sumaili who has replaced Sub-Inspector Joseph Sauka confirmed the arrest to Nyasa Times.

According to Sumaili, the suspect entered his house during the morning of 21st June 2016 while his wife who happens to be the biological mother of the daughter was busy cleaning the surrounding area and he went on to slain the neck of the baby aged one year eight months while she was in
her sleep.

He later called his wife to see the dead child.

“The mother was shocked and she rushed to police to report the matter. Police rushed to the scene of the incident at Mitchaya Village and arrested the fugitive,” said Constable Sumaili.

Sumaili said postmorterm conducted at Balaka District Hospital revealed that the deceased died due to severe bleeding.

Petro, who is believed to have once been diagonised with mental illness and was treated of the same,  will appear before court soon to answer a charge of murder which is contrary to Section 209 of the penal Code.

He hails from Chatala Village in the Area of Traditional Authority Nkaya in the same district of Balaka.

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9 thoughts on “Apostolic Church Pastor arrested for brutal murder of daughter in Balaka”

  1. ndalila momvetsa chisoni,koma chifukwa chani abale ku dzikoku zikuchitika motere,ana pa dziko pano akuziwonera kwabasi

  2. dickson says:

    abusa amasiku ano amenewo,kodi nanga nkhosa zipanga bwanji ngati inu mukulakwa choncho?

  3. Takudzwa says:

    so sad, but i don’t think he was a fugitive…there is no record of him being on the run in the story.

    1. Zimbabwe says:

      Join the dis”and he went on to slain the neck of the baby aged one year eight months while she was in her sleep,” that’s poor grammar, in other words the reporter wrote “and he went on to killed the neck of the baby aged one year eight months while she was in her sleep,” cussion

  4. Cash Gate says:

    So sad indeed, the pastors in nowdays

  5. mnkhatheya says:

    Evil spirits, these pastors are from the underworld & nothing else. ofunika mob justice, simple as that!!

  6. Nkula says:

    Nyerezi azimayi mukukwatira nazo ndi amisala. Take care of your libido muphetsa nazo ana

      1. namulangeni says:

        Makwatila kwatilawa ndi zimenezi

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