Malawi police arrest man for scorching step son for wrongs of mum

Malawi’s eastern district  of Balaka in the news again as Police are keeping in custody a 32-year-old man for allegedly scorching a 5-year-old step son with hot water for the wrongs of her mother.Scorched Child

Balaka police spokesperson Sub-Inspector Juseph Sauka says the suspect Twaliki Assamu was arrested on New Year’s Day following a complaint from his wife Margret John.

“The complainant Margret John, said the suspect left his home on Christmas day for a drinking spree and upon arrival home at around 7 pm, he found her preparing nsima a development that did not please the suspect since he was hungry and took the pot which contained boiled water and splashed over the victim who was playing nearby,” says Sauka.

Sauka says the suspected escaped after the incident and had been in hiding until last Thursday when he was arrested by relatives of the complainant.

“Motive behind his action is not known as the suspect is saying that he did this due to the influence of alcohol,” says Sauka.

Meanwhile the victim is admitted to Balaka District Hospital where he is receiving treatment for burns as examined by the hospital officials.

Police say the suspect, Assamu, comes from Hoba village, Traditional Authority Kalembo in Balaka district but was residing at Mpezeni village where the incident happened.

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29 thoughts on “Malawi police arrest man for scorching step son for wrongs of mum”

  1. fanizo mbwana says:

    Minyama ikafuna kukutsata you never know

  2. chambo says:

    Alcohol is not adefence he had an intention already and is deserving stiff punishment for others yo take a lesson.

  3. King shafick says:

    ONCE balaka alwayz balaka kumudzi kwathu ndimakunyadira tiyeni tonse anthu akubalaka tizunguze 2015 kuposa apa

  4. STABLE says:

    Tatopa ndikumva nyasi za kubalaka.

  5. Inu kodi kumeneku si kwawo kwa soldier woimba uja? Nanga bwanji osapanga za u soldierwo kumeneko ndi anthu akuvuta ndi za usaveji zo.

  6. Achisale Kumangoni says:

    Kodi Asilamu mwayamba kumwa nao mowa wathu uja eti?? Mwaona vuto lomwa mobisika?

  7. KHWITCHAVIZO says:

    kachasuyo anali wongolengela Zomba basi ,mission inali ya mfana yemweyo,asaname.

  8. the Northern speech says:

    Ndiye balaka imeneyo

  9. Zilibwino kuti wamangidwa. Ngati ndi mowa achimina.These kind of pple tarnish the image of our nation. Zaka 32 kumaganiza mopepera ngati khanda?

  10. yamikani says:

    Balaka!!!! Kwao kwa Getrude uyeni.

  11. george says:

    All those who cannot handle alcohol should be prohibitted from drinking by law. The monitor should be their spouse or nearest concerned party. Koma azimangidwa Kaye.

  12. fathi slshehaab says:

    Osanamizira alcohol…so many pipi went out fir a merry drink..cane hone ate food &slept..tgey r aslo responsible drinjers its simply criminal that action why target mwaba anakewi ali pomwepo!!

  13. Dick says:

    NDI NKHANI YA MOWA IYI. PALIBE NKHANI APA

  14. Denkhule says:

    If you didnt want that step son you would just have told your wife unlike the permanent damage that you have caused on him. Lucky you managed to marry his mother but he might even fail to find a wife in future.

  15. too bad how can he punish innocent life like that he deserve stiff punishment pls

  16. moyenda maulidi says:

    ufiti athu akubalaka mwatchuka ndi zaupandutuu

  17. jedi says:

    Balaka AGAIN!

  18. Danny says:

    eishhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!wandiopsya ameneyu!!!!

  19. Angozo says:

    My fellow people from Balaka why doing all these bad things? Mukutichititsa manyazi, ife tizilephela kuwuza anthu kuti kwathu ndi ku Balaka chifukwa cha zoipa zanu.

  20. Namalila says:

    He must be castrated straight away and learn a bitter lesson to deter the would be offenders.
    No mercy about it!

  21. Let him be punished bcoz ndiwachabe

  22. Azanga ngati zavuta m’banja chonde zisathele kuwana owapeza nanga adakhala wake akadampanga zimenezi chonde auve ululu monga mwanau akuvelela eeesh abambo enawa

  23. Resident says:

    Balaka sizatheka…… Balaka needs deliverance…..

  24. chamakoza says:

    Punish him he is clazy with his beer. A child must be hiled.

  25. Kadzibwa says:

    Why always Balaka?

  26. Kuipa mtima ngati petro ndi saulo.ndikunenatu am’bible osati mukuganiziramo

  27. mlomwe wachitonga says:

    SONS OF VIPERS/ana anjoka

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