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Balaka health worker arrested for defiling housemaid 

Suspect arrested

BALAKA-(MaraviPost)- The Malawi police in eastern district of Balaka are keeping in custody 52-year old Shadreck Goba, for allegedly defiling his 14-year old housemaid.

Balaka Police Station Spokesperson Edith Kachotsa, told The Maravi Post that on August 9, this year her office received a complaint through Youth Net and Counseling Organization (YONECO), that the maid was victimized in her boss’s house.

Following up the complaint, Police interrogated the girl, who revealed that the suspect Goba has been sleeping with her since June, 2017. The suspect is a health a personnel who currently works at Balaka District Hospital.

According to Kachotsa, the house maid told the police that Goba committed the offenses whenever family members were away; he allegedly intimidated the girl not to reveal to anyone of the ordeal.
After she got tired of the abuse, the girl reported to some well wishers who eventually directed her to YONECO. The youth advocates tipped the Police.

“Police is probing into the matter and the suspect will appear before court soon after investigations are over, to answer the case of defilement.

Balaka Police is urging the public to continue working hand in hand with the Police in to reduce defilement cases, which are rampant in the district.

“We are also thankful to chiefs and all good citizens, who are taking part in unearthing and reporting these cases to Police, regardless of their relations to the a used or suspects involved. As the saying goes, in unity there is power,” said Kachotsa.

The suspect Goba hails from Nyamkwatula village, Traditional Authority (T.A.) Malemia in Nsanje district.


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