The First Grade Magistrate court in Nsanje district has found Eric Aniva, a man who has been sleeping with over 100 girls and widows through sexual cleansing rituals guilty.
He has since been convicted of two counts which are indulging in harmful cultural practices contrary to section 5 sub section 1 and 2 of the Gender Equality Act of 2012 and attempting to engage in cultural practices.
Lawyer representing Aniva, Michael Goba Chipeta, pleaded with the court not to give a stiff punishment to his client saying besides being first offender to commit such an offence, he was doing the malpractice on the influence of the community.
“Your Worship, the conviction to my client has been welcomed. However, being the first offender and again he was doing this under the influence of the community, I think Mr Aniva doesn’t deserve a stiff punishment, “queried Chipeta.
Speaking to Malawi24 in an interview, Michael Chipeta has threatened to appeal to against the ruling which is scheduled for next week, November 22 .
Aniva who is commonly known as the ‘Nsanje hyena’, was arrested on July 24 on president Peter Mutharika’s order soon after he confessed to BBC that he has been sleeping with over 100 girls and widows through sexual cleansing rituals.
Throughout his court proceedings, Aniva has been denied access to bail a development which angered some quarters in the country including Civil Society organisations.
‘U do NOT judge’ first ask judge of the judges for the truth. If that is the case there are so many people to be arrested including chiefs. Where are these more than 100 complainants?.sorry to be poor. Thanks to the first judge who quit the case.
I dont see any good reason for this man to be arrested. Anthuwa ndi mwambo wawo, moreover, sanachite kugwiririra ayi. Amachita kumuitana kuti adzagwire ntchito monga mwa chikhalidwe chawo ku Nsanje ko. Then, if this is the case, parents and mafumu akumeneko must also be netted.
Thus wht we do best nothing else.i mean look at him.disgustin
What about the culture itself, have banned it? You might send the hyena to jail today but if the tradition will maintain, one day another person will do it again. To extinguish fire you target the base of it and not the flames.
Ma Judge-wo Ndoxaziwa Milandu #pamtumbupawo!
Kodi wodandaula ndi ndani pa nkhan iyi
You mean all along you didn’t know that there is this sought of cultural practices being performed among other tribes in some parts of the country? I mean you the Judges, why being unfair then to such an innocent man who was just preserving his culture not to lose his Identity? This needs a reconsideration
Lero ndiye wayipa?Zayamba liti zimenezi..Mukufunanji mwa iye.Mafumu akuchigwaku mwawasiyiranji osawamba?Makoro awanawo nanga ku khothi mwawatengera?Ulemu kwa Aniva kamba kobwera poyera ndicholinga kt nchitidwewu utheretu.
Its traditional.!!. Ndiosalakwa kma anakugwi and amfumu amuzi ndiomwe ama mpasa phamvu zoti apange posatira chikhalidwe.
I find him not guilty …there was an agreement for him to perform his duties
Let God judge who z a man to judge!
Let God judge who z a man to judge!
Mpaka kumanga fisi? Kkkkkk
Ndi Satana Musamudabwe
arrest xashgate members free aniva
palibe mlandu apa
Afera za dziko, Lord have mercy. Denying him even bail, where can he run away to or compromise with witnesses. I don’t know what would have happened if he was he opulently rich like some of the tycoons we have in Malawi
alhomwe kukonda chiwelewele kod simunva bwanji totopa nanu mu limbe kukonda kupempha
Scapegoat they should fix those cultural practices ,will they also convict those who paid him? Window dressing …… Magistrates should also not succumb to the outside pressures…. Apply the law accordingly
I hereby order the chief justice to release Aniva otherwise ndipanga mademo
Even here in South Africa, there are many Bandas, Phiris, Nyirendas, just to mention afew, but when you ask them if they know Chichewa they’ll reply to you, in Zulu or Xosa. So when you ask where did you get this your sir name. They’ll say our great grand Father was from Malawi, Bt by that time was called Nyasaland. So, did you visited Malawi?? They say No!!! So, don’t just shout the hole Tumbukas, maybe, he is just caring that sir name bt he grew up in other cultures even country.
Koma abale!!zilikumwela kuno,mpaka 100?Nditonde???
KHANI NDIYOMWEYO WADZIMENYELA KHONDO YA 2O19 BC
#@Ada Chikoti “Why they are busy shouting &challenging tribalism” in Malawi, don’t you know that nowadays, there is man wondering from south, to north &from east to west. And he can get awife some where else & have some children there, so why you are busy shouting Tumbukas from north.
shame! koma nzona alangidwwe baa
Koma Madalawo Sadawonde Adya Moipa Akafere Kundende Komko Miyambo Ya Uchitsiru Iyi
Hope true #Mike
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M’baleyutu siwolakwa koma poti lamulo lachokera kuntunda m’ngakhale judge amasiya chomwe analumbirira.
Mmmmm nsanje???? Principle resident magistrate in nsanje??????
Zamkutu, Kodi Amachita Ku Gwililira Iyeyo? Mesa Amachita Kumupeza Okha; Kawatengeniso Atsikanao
Amchita bwino amuthi unyolo,omugwizinga
Mlakho wa a Sena. Koma chikhalidwe ichi chitiphetsa. Koma chikhalidwe chimayamba ndi mafumu ndiye bwanji mafumu sanawanjate coz amalandira kenekake from those peolple as a fee. Man guilty but somehow not guilty.
Kkkkk Ku Malawi kodi Eric ndi wandale woyenera kumangidwa ndani zopusa ma judge anthu
Wandale koma anamukondera kwambiri.
Eish! Koma mkulu ameneyu bwanj? Ma sperms ake anazaza mtundu wanji, kwinako ndiye amango kodza mafinyatu. Nanga mpakana 100 lamulo ligwile mtchito bas.
He is guilty not because of cultural practices but because he KNOWINGLY had unprotected sex while being HIV positive. Were his victim or clients properly informed of his HIV Status were they willing to face a possible death sentence of being infected by this man.
No man or woman with HIV can have sex with another whether using a condom or unprotected without informing their partner they are HIV positive.
For this reason alone he should be put in jail for 7 years or more.
Aniva siwolakwa bcoz amakampeza kwawo ali phee kuti agwilire ntchito imene iye amaidziwa,oti amangidwe ndi makolo a atsikanawo chifukwa chopeleka ana awo kuti agwilidwe ntchitoyi,aniva sanagwilire munthu koma amachita kumvana.
Eventhough am nt ajudge, bt Aniva is nt guilty bcoz he was being used by the parents of those gals prompted by their cultural stupidity.
I hope the judge has nt declared him guilty following his sections at all, bt following the national interest and the world at large.
This man is Dangerous people…! he was plan to sex with plenty woman for What?…!
tamavani story nanu bwanji kodi ?
Ndimuchere wotha ntchito ndipo utayidwe kundende ukathere kumeneko
pitani naye Ku lindela……sanatchonepo mpata ndiomwewo
akanangophedwa ameneyo basi munthu oipa
No Jexux No Life
paja kumwerako mumapasana masuspend sentence ndiyekuti 2019 azaimira u MP ngati wa DPP
Ine kwanga ndi pempho kwa Ochewa ndi Alomwe nonse siyani makhalidwe opusa ndi onyansa ngati amenewo. Ngati ndi umbuli pitani Ku mpoto mukaphunzire. Muli ndi miyambo yoipa yokhayokha monga kulowa kufa, gule, chinamwali, ufisiwo ndi zina. Anthu oipa inu
Ngati ndi kuphunzila mwapusa nako unaona kuti nchewa akulowa kufa kapena fisi Mesa ndimchitidwe wanu atumbuka tsono gule zukhudzana Pati nde umbuliwo umeneo mtumbuka nde munthu oipitsitsa pa Malawi pano wa tsankho Ngati zomwe walembazi chizeleza
kwanuko kumpoto ndiye kuli uchitsiru wa miyambo zedi iwe, kuli chokolo, syazi, mbiriya,kungonenako zochepa, iwe ufuna unamize ndani?
Achimwene kodi mwambo uja mumati “kupimbira” ndi wa bho kapena wa chikape?
mtumbuka opanda mzeru.
Mungotaya Nthawi Kunyozana.Ana Akubadwa Masiku Ano Ndi A Mix Eg Mtumbuka Plus Mchewa.Ndiye Wina Uli Bize Kunyoza Mitundu Ya Anzanu.Ndakumverani Chisoni Kwambiri.
adada chirwa muli wazeleza muli na umoyo wauchindele mukukhumba kunanga mbili ya watumbuka ulu ? pa munyelo pinu a chirwa na wanyinu wonse awo wakumpani nzeru za uchindele nga ni izi.
Mtumbuka Opusa Iwe, Ungofuna Unyozetse Atumbuka Ophunzirawo Iwe Ndi Mbuli Kwambiri,
Unamva kuti zoti ku Nsanje ndikwachewa? Ngati ukufuna kunyera osanena bwanji ndikupereze ku toilet ….Chindele Chizyereza..mtumbuka opusa Kamamina
Chisili inu akuti arena ngati subave osagupurila
Forgive him akudwala zimbuza uwu akufunika akavine kuti abwelele mu umunthu,wakulira ku ng’ombe nzeruso ndi za ng’ombe zomwezo
Imwe mulikuleka kumwa ndopa?
Manyi ako ndithu pantumbo pako
Ukumupangitsa ndi umbuli muthuyu
Anadyatu Madalawa Zamitundumitundu Achta Bwino Kum’manga Apumeko
Look how it come out he was confessing kuti things has to change in the course of that BBC took it seriously that prompted the HE to order the arrest .Am hoping so he gonna be a pioneer for a change let him be given a suspended sentence like a Thyolo encrocher .who claims to own his own Malawi
Koma guys enawo anagona nawo when the law was not enforce and he is claiming that it was part of their culture now tisakambe zambiri coz I think the presiding officer will consider all those factors am seeing him being given suspended sentence .
Culture Yathapotu Apa
mkulu ameneyi amudziwe yesu wakunazareti ndi ophunzira ake.
Monse muja sanalandrebe chilango fisiyu akafere kundende
mkazi modzi zaka seven ndi sizunavute just maltply by the women
zaka zingati amupasazo?
Ndunu yolowesa ndi zotulusa imeneyo akuyenera kumangidwa bs chifukwa wationongera mudzi.
Demeti kummangilanji?walakwa chani?
akazi 100 ndie wawaoneratu zotsiyanatsiyana ndinenatu zinkhope ine
mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmnmnnnnnmmm zachikale
Ngokalowa koma akufunija 4life
omutumawo ali kuti…..
Kmat Ndy Kuyaluka Mmh
atsikana amudzi muno mumbandidelera,
zachamba 8t, mwaiwala kut amamuchta hayala fisiyu?
Ali ndi matenda ovulavula ameneyu
kuchedwa kulemba bwanji iyambe bbc kunena inu munali kt
nkhani tayiona kale pa BBC AFRICA ndipo takomenta kale
nkhani tayiona kale pa BBC AFRICA ndipo takomenta kale
Amangidwe basi ameneyo
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