Headteacher arrested for sexual assualt on school girl in Mulanje

A 42-year-old primary school headteacher in Mulanje district has been arrested for allegedly defiling a 15-year-old standard six girl.

The headteacher, Blessings Mugwa has been defiling the victim since October this year, police have confirmed.

Mulanje police Public Relations Officer, Gresham Ngwira told Nyasa Times the victim has been staying with the suspect since July this year after his wife requested her to stay with them at their house.

Mugwa heads Likhubula Primary school.

“Some well wishers tipped the police after noticing that the suspect was defiling the girl. We arrested him yesterday (Friday),” explained Ngwira.

Medical examinations done at Mulanje District Hospital confirmed the girl was indeed defiled.

The head teacher  will appear in court soon to answer defilement charges under Section 138 of the Penal Code.

Mugwa hails from Chilenga village in the district.

Meanwhile police is warning the general public against (sexually) abusing the girl child.

“Anyone found doing so will face the law. On the same note, police is appealling to the general public not to conceal (sexual) crimes happening in their areas.”

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Aubry Kadzuwa

lomwes love sex too much and thats what they are taught.secondly at 15 in standard 6 seriously?Lomwes need to stop teaching ana uhule ku thezo. I am a Lomwe myself but did not go through all the sonsense.



Yaya mbewe

Let’s be fair, how does the clinician conclude that the girl had been raped since October? Honestly there isn’t any means of conclusively telling except if semen was found in the vagina of the girl and also there need to have biological match to confirm DNA. We need to be careful with such conclusions. With a good lawyer, the case can be hot….

sakondwera kweni

Shame !!!!!!!!!!!!! Headteacher to a 15yrs ( standard six girl)? more over a girl requested from poor parents to stay in headteachers house. Go to hell and rot in prison. No sex workers at Chitakale?
A head teacher should give a good example to his junior teachers. But eee!! this one shame, I would love to see him personally.


amwene ma hule a pa Chitakale adapima kalekale, nkhope ngati aphoma ndi dongo(matope) matupi adasiya kufewa (kuguga) choncho tikudyeka bwino ndi tiwana iti ta ku pulaimale ti, ndipo ana ake akudziwa kumuchuna bwino nabumbu kaye sikudikulira kwake ana awa ali mushe ndiye kakafika ponyenjemera, ziphwisi ndi ziphwisi kwina ku iwe ukumuwaza nawo ukala, umachita kuumva ukuyenderera njira yonse ya bumbu kuli kuthina bwino kwa mbolo, asa! ana kukoma awa!

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