Man gets 10 years for rape

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The Ntchisi first grade magistrate court has sentenced a 34 year-old man to 10 years imprisonment with hard labour for raping an 11 year-old girl.

According to Public Relations Officer for Ntchisi police station Sergeant Gladson M’bumpha, the convict is Cosmas Mphonde of Chikumbe village, T/A Malenga in Ntchisi district.

CourtThe court heard that on 15 April this year, the girl was at her friend’s house playing and in the course of playing her friend was called by her mother to wash plates. The girl decided to go home.

But on the way home, the wicked man dragged her into a maize garden where he forced himself on her.

Medical examinations at Ntchisi District Hospital showed that the girl was indeed raped.

Mphonde pleaded guilty to the charge of defilement and in her ruling First Grade Magistrate Dorothy Kalua sentenced him to 10 years with hard labour to deter would-be offenders.

In another ruling on Monday, the court sentenced 30 year-old Piason Nthimbo to eight years imprisonment with hard labour for committing the offence of burglary and theft.

The court heard that the convict on March 4, 2016 broke into the house of Magret Makawa at Kachulu location in the district where he stole items valued K200,000.

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21 Comments

  1. Ineso ndinayambapo ndagwililira kawiri konse Tsikana wa size yanga kma sanaulure winayo anali neba wanga mwayi kusiyana kmaso tsikanayo anachepa

  2. 10yrs only?? Y didn’t u cut his penis 4 the sake of nxt tym, bcoz it’s eazy 4 him to rape again after 10yrs by using the verysame penis. Mw tiyeni tiphunzile kudula mutu pokupha njoka!!

  3. ten years is just a joke,dudes like these deserves long time sentences,zikheba zonsezi basi kupanilira 11yrs old kid shame,its high time the government should reform its prison sentences ie rape 20yrs onwards etc

  4. esh mkhalidwe wachulukila umeneo.. and pleas boma la malawi chitapon kanthu because enawa akamagwililira amakhalaso atampatsa matenda ndikupha munthu osalakwa kumeneko better kumawapha otereo