Rampant defilement cases in Chikwawa
Man arrested for defiling own daughter

BLANTYRE-(MaraviPost)-Malawi Police in Ntchisi, police are keeping in their custody group Village head Kasakula for allegedly defiling, and impregnating his 13 year-old- step daughter at Kasakula village in the district.

According to Ntchisi Police Station Public Relations Officer Yohane Tasowana, the
Group Village head, whose real name is Peter Zimba 47, married the victim’s mother in 2018.

Since 2021, the suspect has been defiling the minor until she was discovered pregnant in November this year.

The suspect then chased the girl to live with her grandmother but she revealed everything to a Community Victim Support Unit (CVSU) who took her to a social welfare office before reporting the matter to Police.

“The Police refered the Minor to the Hospital where it was revealed that she is three months pregnant.

“The Police have since charged Peter Zimba with defilement, and will appear in court soon to answer the charge levelled against him,” said Tasowana.

Peter Zimba hails from Kasakula village, the area of Sub Traditional Authority ( STA) Masanya in the District.

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