Police in Ntchisi district have arrested a 32-year-old man for sexually assaulting two children aged 5 and 3.
The incident occurred on Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at Dete Village.
Police have identified the suspect as Godfrey Leonard of Ndawala Village in the area of Traditional Authority Chilooko in the district.
It is alleged that the suspect found the victims all five in number left by their mothers playing as they went to attend garden duties had one by one and put between his legs where he forced sexual intercourse.
As the suspect was having second victim on his legs was found by someone who became suspicious and cautioned him after seeing the zip of his trouser was loosed.
The suspect was arrested with assistance from members of community policing who also informed the victims’ parents.
Both victims were referred to Malomo Health Centre. Medical examination revealed traces of semen around their private parts.
The suspect has been charged with Defilement contrary to Section 138 of the Penal Code.