A 38 year-old Henry Mbewe of Pelenje town, Traditional Authority Nkalo in Chiladzulu region has been given 12 years in prison for sexual abuse a 3-year-old girl by a First Grade Magistrate court in Karonga.
Mbewe was discovered blameworthy of conferring the offense with the minor , who is his step daughter in Malema town in the area.
The mother of the kid told the court that the episode happened in December 2014 when she went out to her standard business in the region’s primary business sector.
“It was on 23 December 2014 at night when I exited my daughter with her step father as I went to the business sector to offer tomato of course, after returning around 7 PM I discovered the kid crying while draining in her genitals alone,” said Gondwe.
Including that “the thing was exceptionally unusual to me I then took the kid to the cop that night who helped me to search for the father and they discover him the accompanying day sheets a minibus going to Mzuzu.”
Region Police prosecutor Tamala Banda asked the court to give solid discipline asserting that instances of pollution are high.
“Instances of contamination are exceptionally widespread here in Karonga and with this case the medicinal report obviously affirmed that the youngster has been polluted an evidence that the man has demolished the eventual fate of the young lady thusly the court ought to provide for him a firm discipline so other individuals can get a lesson,” said Banda.
Amid relief the blamed argued for tolerance.
He admitted to court that “what happened was not purposeful yet fallen angel’s work in light of the fact that I have never done that previously and on top of that my family rely on upon me for survival so you must be merciful with me.”
“I have lamented my activity From today forward, I guarantee to turn another leaf,” he said. –
On the other hand, the District First Magistrate Chakaka Nyirenda watched that instances of debasement are on the increment.
“Pretty much consistently we are having instances of pollution in Karonga thusly the denounced will spare 12 years detainment with hard work as a detterent to others,” said Nyirend