Police in Mzuzu are keeping in custody the Councilor for Chibanja Ward, Charles Mlogera for allegedly defile three under age girls on Saturday night.
Mzuzu Police spokesperson, Martin Bwanali has confirmed the arrest in a statement.
Mlogera and three went to beer joints in the City, he then bought them beer, and later took then to a lodge where he allegedly defiled them.
One of the girls is in Standard 7, and is 14 years old, while the other two are 15 years old each.
However, the arrest has pulled attention from social networks who are arguing that this is not defilement as girls went to drinking joint with a councillor in casual way that ended up in consent sexual intercourse.