Man arrested

LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-Malawi Police at Mponela in Dowa are keeping in custody a 17- year-old Shadreck Phiri on suspicious that he defiled a 15-year-old form one student.

According to Mponela Police Station Public Relations Officer Macpatson Msadala Phiri is alleged to have committed the offence during the months of August and November 2022 and got arrested on November 16, 2022.

He said the suspect will then appear before court soon to answer a case of defilement when the investigations are over.

Both suspect and victims hail from Msambambeta and Mofasha Villages, Traditional Authority (TA) Mponela and TA Chakhaza in Dowa District respectively.

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