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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