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KALIATI APPEALS TO JUDICIARY TO SUSPEND BAILS FOR DEFILEMENT SUSPECTS

By Aamon Butao  Minister of Gender, Community Development and Social Welfare, Patricia Kaliati, has called on the Judiciary to stop giving bail to child defilers. Kaliati made the remarks on Tuesday when she visited several suspected defilers that are in custody.  The minister visited Mwenyekondo Police Unit at Area 36 in Lilongwe to see a […]Read More

POLICE ARREST A 33 YEAR OLD MAN FOR DEFILEMENT

By Franklin Mtambalika  The police in Lilongwe are keeping in custody a 33-year old man for allegedly defiling his 11-year old step daughter in 3 different locations within Lilongwe for a 3 year period.  The suspect has been identified as Phillip Manyozo, who hails from Magombo Village, Traditional Authority Msamala in Balaka District. It is […]Read More

MAN NETTED FOR DEFILEMENT

By Aamon Butao  Police in Lilongwe are keeping in custody 21-year-old Madalitso Kapeza on suspicion of defiling a 3-year-old girl. According to Lumbadzi Police Station Spokesperson Felix Kwinyani on the material day last Monday, the girl knocked off from a nursery school in Kulamula village in Lumbadzi. The girl is said to have gone to […]Read More

CHILD RIGHTS ACTIVIST DECRIES INCREASE IN DEFILEMENT CASES

By Aamon Butao Some child activists have expressed concern over continued rise in defilement cases. The remarks have come as Malawi recorded a number of arrests in connection to defilement over the past days.   Last week, a chief who had been on the run for allegedly defiling three girls in Dedza district was arrested […]Read More

COURT WORRIES OVER THE RISE IN DEFILEMENT CASES

By Aamon Butao The Senior Resident Magistrate’s Court sitting at Mkukula in Dowa district has expressed dismay with rising cases of defilement in Lumbadzi. Senior Resident Magistrate Cecilia Onsewa raised the concern in her judgment in a case in which she slapped a 32-year-old man, Noah Chingwalu, with a 7 year sentence for defiling and […]Read More

TWO IN JAIL FOR DEFILEMENT

By Vyalema Kaluluma Phiri Two men have been handed 20 year jail terms each with hard labor for defiling a 15 year old girl at Jenda Trading Centre in Mzimba district last November. Sopani Nyirongo aged 23 and 22-year-old Ephraim Wilima pleaded not guilty to the charge but the state paraded 6 witnesses before the […]Read More

MAN IN JAIL FOR DEFILEMENT

By Esther Manduwa A 49-year-old man identified as Zabron Braindi is being kept in custody at Mponela Police Station in Dowa district for allegedly defiling a 7-year-old girl. The district’s deputy police spokesperson Macpatson Msadala said the victim revealed to her mother that she had been defiled on several occasions after she was quizzed why […]Read More

KALIATI WORRIES OVER DELAY IN DEFILEMENT CASES

By Esther Manduwa Minister of Gender, Community Development and Social Welfare Patricia Kaliati has expressed concern over delay in finalizing rape and defilement cases. Speaking in an interview with Timveni Online, Kaliati cited Mulanje and Phalombe districts. Kaliati said the tendency is fueling hostility among community members. Patricia Kaliati stressed the need to have strong penalties […]Read More