‘Bishop’ Manguluti denied bail, reappears before Lilongwe Magistrate Court

Delay-styled ‘Bishop’ Joseph Manguluti, who was arrested for allegedly raping his 23-year adopted daughter, appeared before the Lilongwe Magistrate Cour on Thursday to answer rape charges contrary to Section 132 of the Penal Code.

‘Bishop’ Manguluti: Face rape charge

The court also denied to grant him bail fearing that he might jeopardize the with witnesses.

Manguluti, remanded at Maula Prison, was also scheduled to reappear before the court for the continuation of bail hearing.

“He applied for bail yesterday (Thursday), but the court declined to grant him bail. However, the court is today expected to make a ruling whether to grant him bail or not,” said Lingadzi Police Publicist Benjamin Foster.

He said they completed their investigations that’s the case was committed to court.

“I cannot give more details at the moment, lets wait until the court makes determination on his bail application,” he said.

Manguluti, also a well known musician and master of ceremonies mainly at weddings receptions, allegedly raped the girl on May 15 in her bedroom at their Area 18B residence in Malawi’s administrative capital.

The girl, a fourth year student at one of the colleges in the city, was preparing to take a bath when she met her ordeal.

According to Lingadzi Police, the mother of the house was not around when the ‘man of God’ forced himself on the girl to eat the ‘forbidden fruit’.

The victim reported the incident to the police who issued her a referral letter to Kamuzu Central Hospital for examination. Medical report indicated that the victim had really been sexually attacked.

Manguluti hails from Kalimira Village in Traditional Authority (T/A) Santhe in Kasungu.

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Keen Observer
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Shame indeed. Anthu sumadziwa kuchita judge ndi kudzudzula tchimo. Why spoiling a young lady’said future ndikusazigwira. You adopt a daughter then you think that one as wife on the other hand? That’s bad. Masiku omaliza.

CHIM
Guest

LOOK AT THE FINGER
SIGN THIS YOUR BISHOP
IS SHOWING IS SOMETHING ELSE !

pheruwase
Guest

Yemwe sanachimwepo ayambe kumugenda mwala anointed man of god you.alleluya?

CHI
Guest

NOT EVERYONE WHO
SINGS ALELUYAH WILL
ENTER HEAVEN

NOT EVERYONE WHO
TALKS JESUS ! JESUS !
JEHOVAH ! JEHOVAH !
ALLAH ! ALLAH !
WILL GO TO HEAVEN /PARADISE.

Thako la Nkhuku
Guest

Kodi paja profit anakwapulidwa akupwala mkazi wamwini ku Gulliver uja ndi ndani?

Lover of life
Guest

kkkkkk Roza you can write. keep it up

KB
Guest

so the court denied him bail , yet the magistrate has not passed judgement on the bail application. which is which? As u have rightly said that,magistrate is yet to make determination on the matter.Research b4 reporting,please u confuse us.

Kholowa mkabudula
Guest
Where is the live of God here? Instead of praying for him and thegirl we are busy judging.Thou shall not judge the word of God says! Are we saints ourselves as we are judging this man? What if all this is faked guys? 14 yrs in malawian jails is same as death. Those who really know this guy are giving it 5% chance of him doing this. He had no reason to do that if u calculate him properly. We are just human its only God who knows the truth,himself,wife and and the girl. But let the truth prevail this… Read more »
Symon
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A statement like “forbidden fruit” is not necessary to b included in serious traumatic stories like these because they sound funny and disrespectful to the survivors/victims.

Mary
Guest

Do not judge

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