LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-The First Grade Magistrate’s Court siting in Ntchisi District, on May 11, 2022 convicted and sentenced Thokozani Tchalesi, 20, to four years imprisonment with hard labour for having sex with Goat contravening section 153 (B) of the penal code (Bestiality).
The court heard through the state prosecutor, Sergeant Virginia Kasiya of Ntchisi Police Station heard that Tchalesi had carnal knowledge of a goat on May 3, 2022 at Mkhako village in the district.
Kasiya said the owner of the goat found Tchalesi having carnal knowledge with the Goat at the bush within the village.
Tchalesi pleaded guilty to the charge in court.
In her submission, Kasiya prayed for stiffer punishment citing that there are other people silently doing the same, and that this should be a lesson to others.
In mitigation Tchalesi pleaded for leniency saying that it was first time to do this.
When passing sentence, First Grade Magistrate Dorothy Kalua concurred with the state and slapped him with 4 years imprisonment with hard labour.
Thokozani Tchalesi hails from Mkhako 1 Village, Traditional Authority (T.A) Nthondo in Ntchisi District.