A businessman, a primary school teacher and an old man are currently in police custody in Lilongwe for allegedly defiling and impregnating three teenage girls.
The three suspects, according to national police, committed the defilement offence on separate and independent onccassions in Kasiya area in T/A Khongoni, Lilongwe.
In the first incident, A 31-year-old businessman, White Steven was arrested after he was caught by his wife while defiling a 14-year-old girl with mental problems in his shop.
Steven, who owns a grocery shop at Malembo Tradong Centre in Kasiya , allegedly defiled an intellectual disabled girl on 11th September, 2015.
National police Public Relations Officer, Rhoda Manjolo told Nyasa Times currently the victim is two months pregnant.
”On this day, the victim had gone to the suspect’s grocery to buy some stuff, and the suspect grabbed her and started defiling her; it was when his wife caught him,” explained Manjolo.
Steven who hails from Mnenula village, T/A Tambala in Dedza district has been charged with Defilement contrary to Section 138 of the Penal Code.
In the second incident, a 57-year-old man, Nason Cosmas is accused of repeatedly defiling his grand daughter.
Cosmas, according to Manjolo, has been defiling the 14-year-old girl since 2013.
Meanwhile the girl- a standard six pupil- is pregnant.
”The suspect has been staying with the girl since the death of her parents in 2007. He started defiling her from 2013 up to the extent that the victim is pregnant,” said Manjolo.
Manjolo disclosed that the issue was made known after the suspect started threatening the victim to name another man for the pregnancy.
And in the third incident, a school teacher is alleged to have defiled and impregnated a pupil.
Sofiano Samitoni, a teacher at Mchoka Primary School in Kasiya, Lilongwe is said to have defiled a standard six pupil in July this year.
Samitoni is alleged to have dragged the victim into a bush and defiled her; he later on told the victim that he would assist her during final examination.
Now girl is three months pregnant.
Both Cosmas and Samitoni have been separately charged with Defilement contrary to Section 138 of the Penal Code.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :