‘Man of God’ arrested for sexual assualt in Balaka

Malawi Police in Balaka are keeping in custody Pastor Henry January for allegedly defiling a 15-year old girl, police have confirmed.

January, 39, of Zion Christian Church, had been ministering at an out church in the district when he met the girl and her mother.

According to Balaka Police publicist Joseph Sauka, the ‘Man of God’ had told the unsuspecting girl that he had a vision from God in which the Holy Spirit instructed him to pray for her in order to ward off an impending illness that would make the girl go mad.

The girl, now a mother of a two months old baby, was fourteen.

“The victim then went to stay with the suspect at his house where he started defiling her until she got pregnant months later,” said Sauka. “He threatened her not to reveal.”

Sauka said the issue reached the victim’s parents who took it to church elders and eventually reported the matter to the police.

January, who hails from Mbweya village in Traditional Authority (T/A) Chakhadza’s area in Dowa district has been charged with defilement for contravening section 138 (1) of the Penal Code.

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Boogle
6 years ago

Imadya pomwe Ayimangilira… Munthu wa Satana ameneyo, chamba chili phwe phwe…..

nazimbiri
nazimbiri
6 years ago

ZAMUMTIMA ZAWEKHA.ABUSA GONDOLOSI UJA AMENEYU

che misi
che misi
6 years ago

Abusa abusa abusa kodi chikukuvutani ndi chani . Osaitana azimayi a mvano bwanji

kholes
6 years ago

Koma amenewo si man of God koma satana ndinyerezakezo komaso makolo ndiopusa pomusia mwanao ndi ochewa okuDowao

PHASKANI
PHASKANI
6 years ago

Abusa mwatani zoona mmalo motsogolera nkhosa za mulungu inu ndikumawononganso aaaa mwatani mukuyipisa dzina la ubusa. Mmmm shame to man of GOD

Abiti
6 years ago

Makolo tiyeni tiasamale atsikana pakuona mayendedwe,mavalidwe awo anawa avale mopusa enafa tangokhala ndi mtima odziletsa sinzeru zathu zitengera chisomo pliz~pliz~azimayi tek dis enafe mtima umafuna chifukwa cha zomwe akuchita ana akazi mmakukamu koma timaopa ndende!

Zak C khalid
6 years ago

Anyongedwe basi according to section 163 mukuonjeza mabusa abodza inu

Zak C khalid
6 years ago

5 years in jail according to section 163 anyongedwe basiii

ELLIAM DANIEL
ELLIAM DANIEL
6 years ago

Abusa ena alibe uzimu, nanga mpaka mwana wawo yemwe?

MALUNGO
6 years ago

AMENEYONSO NDI MULOMWE?

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