Man who raped young girls jailed for 14 years

39

The Liwonde first grade magistrate court has sentenced a pervert to 14 years imprisonment with hard labour for raping two young girls.

According to information gathered by this publication, the monster, Gringo Banda was arrested on 27th of January after he raped two underage girls in Machinga. Rape

In court, state prosecutor Rodrick Kamaona of Machinga Police said that law enforcers arrested Banda after they received a complaint from the mother of the first girl that her daughter had been raped.

Kamaona added that after investigations, it was revealed that Banda had been forcing himself on the two girls on several occasions and he was paying them K50 every time he did his evil act.

Banda denied raping the girls but the state paraded five witnesses who testified against the wicked man.
Kamaona asked the magistrate to give Banda a stiff punishment because the offence committed by the beast was a serious one.

In her judgment, Liwonde first grade magistrate Ester Phiri agreed with the state prosecutor that the offence was a serious one and he sentenced Banda to 14 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling two underage girls which is contrary to section 138 of the penal code.

Banda hails from Musheka village in the area of Traditional Authority Chikowi in Zomba district.

Share.
  • Opinion