Balaka man jailed 8 years for sexual abuse on granddaughter

First Grade Magistrate’s court in Balaka district, eastern Malawi, has sentenced a 53-year-old man to 8 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling his 4-year-old granddaughter.

The court heard from the State representative Prosecutor Sergeant Aida Mzama that the suspect Greev Chimutu defiled a four year old granddaughter on 26th October, this year at M’mangeni village in the district.

According to Mzama the victim met her fate when she was left with the suspect after her mother went to receive relief items which were distributed by Concern Universal in the area.

“Upon return home, the mother was surprised to hear her daughter crying from her father’s bedroom, and when she went to the scene, she was surprised to see her father coming out of his bedroom with his trouser down.”

She says the victim revealed to her mother that her grandfather a development that forced her to report to Balaka Police Station who arrested the suspect the same day.

Medical report obtained from Chendausiku Health Centre proved that the girl was really defiled.

The suspect pleaded guilty to the charge of defilement of girls under the age of 16 which is contrary to section 138(1) of the Penal code.

State Prosecutor Sergeant Aida Mzama, asked the court to consider giving the suspect a stiffer sentence considering the seriousness of the offence and that these cases are rampant in the district.

She also wondered as to where a girl child will be safe if she is not safe even in the hands of people who are supposed to protect her.

The prosecutor therefore asked the court to consider giving the suspect a stiffer sentence so that it should be a lesson to him and would be offenders.

In his mitigation, the suspect asked for forgiveness saying that he is the only elder person at his home and looks after orphans.

First Grade Magistrate Felix Mandala wondered as to why a 53 year old man can have sexual desire over a 4 year.

But considering that the convict is a first offender and that he pleaded guilty to charge, Magistrate Mandala sentenced the convict Greev Chimutu to 8 years imprisonment with hard labour.

He said he has given them such a sentence so that it should be lesson to him and would be offenders.

Greev Chimutu comes from M’manga village, Senior Chief Nsamala in Balaka district.

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15 thoughts on “Balaka man jailed 8 years for sexual abuse on granddaughter”

  1. Mbiyazapolama says:

    Apa pangofunika Sharia law, wawonjeza mkulu ameneyu

  2. Madam says:

    Zitsiru ngati zimenezi sizikufunikanso kupita kundende,kungochidula chinthu chakecho or kuchigenda mpana chife,mxieeeeeeww!!

  3. Starman Grant says:

    Ichi nde chitsilu cha munthu bwanji osangojiga ngati nyere zinakuvuta, koma zoona kutotera kamwana ka 4? Inu 4yrz inu 53? Abale ndi chani a Malawi?

  4. Mathanyux wayaluka says:

    Achawa paja zimayenda zosupulasupula kunsongaku that’s y zingopisa ndi pa ana omwe. Shupit mtundu wonyanzitsa MW plus lomwez. No xul BT zigololo nkukhwima basi

  5. Ayaya says:

    Usawiiii chichi????

  6. Eeeee mwina amafuna kunkhwimah nanga tiziti ndichiyani eeeee koma yaaa

  7. wankhawa says:

    Ine ndi Lucias mukutichitsa manyazi za nyanya

  8. Professor John M. says:

    Wy always Balaka. Yoneco & some Investagators concerned, do something and find out wy only BK…….

  9. gontomois says:

    mother fucn asshole let him go and rot in jail for life, kumanina zake,msenge

  10. Kabilaboza Kabuka says:

    A Greev, mpakana kuuka pamwana wa zaka 4 ? Mahule onse ali ku Balakako. Mwina tiziti mumafuna kukhwima?

  11. Chenda says:

    This is so strange in our culture and the community at large. May there be review of the law to what penalty should be imposed in order to protect the young children like these !

  12. Joku joku says:

    Balaka balaka balaka, woy on u as the people a like sodom and gomolla possesd;>. No stealing in balaka but this filthy behaviour which might not change, but the ball of change might be with our magistrates , for the frequency the number of rape cases the much higher number of years with Imprisoned with Hard Labour / IHL

  13. losco says:

    Balaka men at work!;!!!!!

  14. Mbuya says:

    Nyere zatundu wanji umenewo kukhwima chani kapena osakachinda ma hule bwanji?

  15. Jamison Chagwa Lungu says:

    Ma rubbish business causing havoc in Malawi. The country is truly becoming a sex and crime industry.

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