Police in Mzuzu city have arrested an 18-year-old boy Limbani Nyirenda for allegedly defiling a 5 year-old girl at Zolozolo location within the city.
Mzuzu Police Station Public Relations Officer Martin Bwanali said Nyirenda has so far admitted to the charge of defilement contrary to Section 138 of the Penal Code.
Bwanali said Nyirenda committed the offence on 23rd May, 2016.
“On the material day, he went to victim’s mother to collect his money amounting to K400. The money is a balance of the meat the victim’s mother had bought at the suspect’s butchery,” said Bwanali.
“So when he went to mother’s house he found the girl home alone”.
Suspect is said to have therefore took the girl to the unfinished house nearby where he defiled her.
Nyirenda hails from Jikito village, T/A Mtwalo in Mzimba district.