A private teacher, Godfrey Nditani has been senteced to 12 years Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL)) for defiling one of his part-time pupils.
Nditani 35 years old and comes from chipanda village T/A machinjiri blantyre, has been sentenced by the Blantyre Magistrates Court.
Police Prosecutor, Surgeant Victor Nachuma told the court Nditani defiled one of his pupils, a six-year old girl, on August 5th, 2014.
Nditani forced himself on the girl during a part-time session at Nasiyaya in T/A kapeni Blantyre.
“The incident happened right in the building which is both used as a classroom and a dwelling house for him (Nditani),” explained Nachuma.
Nachuma pleaded with the court to impose stiffer punishment since the accused breached the trust parents had on him.
Nditani had earlier on pleaded not guilty to the offence but medical report revealed the girl was indeed defiled.
Senior Resident Magistrate, Chikondi Mandala imposed the jail term after rebuffing plea for leniency.