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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fanizo mbwana
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Minyama ikafuna kukutsata you never know

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

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

STABLE
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Tatopa ndikumva nyasi za kubalaka.

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

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

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

the Northern speech
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Ndiye balaka imeneyo

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

yamikani
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Balaka!!!! Kwao kwa Getrude uyeni.

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