Malawi police arrest man for gay sex with underage boy

Malawi Police say Davie Ngwira, 32, who comes from Kankhande Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Chilowamatambe in Kasungu, but works for Blantyre City Council (BCC) was arrested after being suspected to be sleeping with an underage boy.

Ngwira was freed on bail but charged with sodomy.GRANNY'S RAPE

Blantyre police spokesperson Elizabeth Divala said Ngwira is suspected to have been giving the boy between K100 (about US$0.25) and K200 ($0.50) after the gay sex.

According to Divala,  the suspect  has been having the sexual relationship with the boy since April this year until September when the father of the 12-year-old boy reported the matter to police, leading to the arrest.

A medical report confirmed that the 12-year-old boy was having anal sex with a man, police spokeswoman said.

The case is expected to be heard at the Blantyre Magistrate’s Court on October 16

Gift Trapence, executive director of the Centre for the Development of the People (Cedep), an organisation that champions sexual minority rights,  said there is no problem with consenting adults of the same sex having sex in private but  sex with minors is unacceptable.

In 2009 a gay couple Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Steven Monjeza were arrested and convicted 14 years for publicly wedding.

But former president the late Bingu wa Mutharika pardoned them following an outcry from the international community.

Homosexuality is illegal in Malawi based on remnants of sodomy laws introduced during the British colonial era. The laws are perpetuated by cultural and religious beliefs.

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18 thoughts on “Malawi police arrest man for gay sex with underage boy”

  1. KUCHITEKETE says:

    KOMA ABALE CHIMAKHALA CHILI CHIYANI!!??….I GUESS IT IS SIMPLY LUST THAT DRIVES SUCH PEOPLE LIKE DAVIE NGWIRA TO INDULGE INTO SUCH UNSPEAKABLE ACTS WITH A FELLOW MAN!??…THEN HOW IMPOSIBLE IS IT TO JUSTLY USE THE SAME ERECTION ON A WOMAN????…I THINK THERE IS MORE TO IT THAN WHAT WE ARE TOLD ABOUT HOMOSEXUALITIES……WAYENELA KUKHALA UFITI.. BASI KUNGOKOMEDWA KUMAMVA FUNGO LA TUDZI…..KWA INU A TRAPENCE NDI ENA NONSE MUKUTI PALIBE VUTO NDIZOMVETSA CHISONI ZEDI. CHILIKUNZAKO CHIMAPEPUKADI. INUYO ATAKHALA WANU MWANA WAVULAZIDWA MOTELOMO MUNGALANKHULE MOTUMBWA CHONCHO???…WE LEAVE PROUDLY CHIFUKWA CHA MPHATSO ZA ANA MULUNGU ANATIPATSA. SITUATION NGATI IMENEYO NDINGALOLELE TO SERVE A DEATH SENTENCE OVER YOUR DIRTY HEAD NGWIRA…..AS A PARENT AM SO CROSS WITH YOU NGWIRA……………….

  2. Quota system says:

    A sick society. Paedophiliacs at their best

  3. Stewy says:

    Trapense or is it Tenpense , homosexuality is illegal in Malawi. No matter who is paying you to advance this sodomy cause of yours, the act remains illegal . Why would you then say there is no problem with two homosexuals having sex in private ?

  4. Gift Mtenje says:

    Save our children please!

  5. Mc Chigubu says:

    Atumbuka ndi chomcho anthu awa sadzathekaso basi, kunoso tili nalo banja lachitumbuka koma wamkaziwo simabodza ake eish! Mtumbuka simunthu

  6. paulo says:

    This is not homo, this is peado, the boy is a child, the offender is a monster who should be locked up for life, protect the children of malawi, lock him up or shoot him, either way it. what he deserve

  7. What? says:

    Tumbukas at their best in everything, ranging from jealousy, cessation, feudalism to homosexuality! Is this not a cursed tribe?

  8. malawian says:

    munthu waku kasungu mchewa wa nyau ameneyo osatenga kabwila bwanji naenso paja amakonda akazi amzake

  9. GANJA MAN says:

    Mxiiii, just stone him to death. Kufuna kuwonanga tsogolo la mwana basi.

  10. young dailes phiri says:

    coma iwe ufiti kapena zizimba? akadzi akusowa amuna onsewa? kkkkkkkkk umamva bwanji pochita zakozo? unakakhala nane pafupi unakayankha mafuso handred okha,, that’s a miraclery

  11. Zangazanga Ncqube says:

    What is the consent age for sex?

  12. Yobe boo says:

    nGWIRA UKANANGOFUNSIRA APM, PAJA NAYENSE AMKONDA ZIMENEZO. KAMWANA AKA WAKALAKWIRA KWAMBIRI

  13. ma hule osewa ‘satanic’

  14. Wanganyewanganye mtumbuka says:

    Umenewu ndi ufititu ngwira. Ndiwe mmodzi ana a jb. Your friends are not comenting, children of lucifer.

  15. bwabwalala says:

    Rot in jail wicked man, what if it were ur son.

  16. punish that man! politics shouldn’t be considered!a malawi timakonda kuzengeleza milandu olakwa akakala ndiudindo muchipani cholamula!thats foolish

  17. Shame says:

    A Ngwira, kumeneko kukwimira ntchito kapena federalism? Pakamba pali mahule lolo inu mukufuna kupha mwana. Mxxiii

  18. Tengupenya says:

    This is a case of one section of minorities (sexual behaviour minorities) behaving anti-socially against another section of minorities (minors). The fundamental concern for society in this case is the protection of minors from sexual behaviour of adults.

    As the law may not recognize statutory rape of a male by a man, sodomy may be the only applicable charge at law, discriminatory as it may be. is a charge of sodomy any longer constitutional, given that it discriminates against gay people? when will the law on sexual behaviours be made consistent with the constitution? Male minorities and female minorities for that matter need protection from sexual behaviours of adults including of those adults who are sexual minorities.

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