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 play with friends when she went missing.
"After searching her whereabouts, the girl’s mother finally found the child who later told the mother that she had slept off in a nearby house," narrated Kwinyani.
The matter was reported to Police who referred the girl to hospital where test results from Kamuzu Central Hospital found that she was defiled.
Police and community policing members on night patrol caught the suspect last week Tuesday.
Meanwhile, the accused is expected to appear in court soon.