Kaliati out on bail for sex rap: Speaker says MP is ‘innocent until proven guilty’

Speaker of the National Assembly Richard Msowoya on Monday afternoon told parliament that Machinga Central MP Shaibu Kaliati (United Democratic Front-UDF is out on bail.

Shaibu Kaliati: Accused of enganging in sexual activity with girl, 16
Shaibu Kaliati: Accused of enganging in sexual activity with girl, 16

Kaliati was arrested on Friday for sexual activity with an underage girl.

He allegedly has a sexual act with a 16 year old girl from Bambino Private Schools at Annies Lodge in Lilongwe while parliament was meeting.

Msowoya did not say which charge Kaliati is answering but confirmed to the eager House that Kaliati was out on bail having spent the whole weekend at Lingadzi police station.

Both the Legal Affairs Committee of parliament and the UDF, a party that sponsored him into the House, said the law should take its course.

Kaliati is said to have sneaked out of parliament during tea break around 11 am on Friday and was allegedly spotted with the minor whom he allegedly gave K6000 after sexual intercourse.

Salima North-West MP Jessie Kabwila (Malawi Congress Party-MCP) asked the Speaker to provide more details on the arrest.

“What has happened to Honourable Shaibu [Kaliati]? Has he been suspended? What is his status of now? and his status in the House,” wondered Kabwila.

Kabwila also said it was shocking as MP Kaliati was part of the passing of the Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations Bill into law found himself contravening the same law.

“I mean the MP was part of the Divorce Bill and he goes and does the very same things in conflict with the Bill? What is the position?” said Kabwila.

Speaker Msowoya said Kaliati is “an innocent man unless otherwise stated.”

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His excellence the President Jokosi Zidyobwi
His excellence the President Jokosi Zidyobwi
5 years ago

Achawa kukonda eeee?

masa masina
masa masina
5 years ago

We should also teach our girls to be responsible. I am sure, this is not her first time to sleep with an old man. After sleeping with an old HIV positive man, she will sleep with a boy here age and pass on the virus. With such behavior, HIV/AIDS will be part of our life for many years to come.

Nabanda
Nabanda
5 years ago

Analysti!!!! Msowoya m’malo moti akambe zachitukuko akukamba zogwiririra what for? Bwanji sankakamba za Joe Gwaladi atagwiririra? As of now ku parliament akumapita? Because kukhala ine nditha kumangozitsekera nyumba chifukwa cha manyanzi.

Because being an MP was suppose to be exemplary and issue imeneyi ngakhale amasikini akumayikamba akamapemphetsa. Dzulo ndikuweruka kuntchito ndili pa stage pa Queens ndamumva masikini wina akuti:- BWANA THANDIZE!!!!! MUKAPANDA KUTITHANDIZATU SHAIBU WAKWIYA AKUGAWA MA 6,000 NDI H.I.V PAKAMODZI!!!!!

The Analyst
The Analyst
5 years ago
Reply to  Nabanda

Exactly Nabanda!!

feston
5 years ago

He must be rearrested not bail addition 4 that no more work for him coz he used govrnt time in notorious behaviour

Uncle a shaibu
Uncle a shaibu
5 years ago

Achawa Ayao Aslam ndikhalidwe lawo alibe ulemu amavulira ngakhale chidzukulu songa chawo, tiwana tantundu umenewo timavulira ambuye wa mbuyawo.

Tengupenya
Tengupenya
5 years ago

Stick to your lover and protect young girls. Koma sure kuthawa parliament in session kukawongola msana pa kasungwana? Dovu lake lotani?

Zoona Zimenezi?
Zoona Zimenezi?
5 years ago

Iwe Kabwila-Kapasula: Go and research the answers to the stupid questions you are asking the Speaker. I thought you assume you are one of the most educated elites in that House?
Indeed, every one is innocent until found legally guilty, as the Speaker has said, regardless of the gravity of the case. Your tone seems to presume MP Kaliati is guilty, a priori.

Kenny mataya
5 years ago

ufiti or chani ?

Nyoni phiri
Nyoni phiri
5 years ago

Ma PM athu achimuna mangazi mazipi anu! Enanunso timakuonani tikuchulani mukapitiliza

Amos jumbe
Amos jumbe
5 years ago

Kkkkkkkkk

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