Malawi police in Zomba district are keeping in custody a 33 year old man who has been sexually assaulting a 12 year year old girl since July this year by enticing her with money before the young girl became pregnant.
The suspect has been identified Gift Mwazanga.
Eastern police spokesperson Thomeck Nyaude said the suspect has been raping the and no one knew it for the period of three months now.
According to police, the suspect who works as a bicycle repairer has been enticing the girl with K50 to keep the secret between them and ended up impregnating her in the process.
“The guardians of the girl noticed some changes on her body as assumed that she was pregnant” Said Nyaude.
Medical examination at Domasi heath centre revealed that the victim “was carrying a five months old baby”.
Mwazama hails from Galanga village Traditional Authority Kumtumanje in the old Capital Zomba.