Father throws son into a river in Mzuzu

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A 22 year-old man has been charged with murder after throwing his son into a river in Mzuzu.

The dead body of the one year-old child was found floating in Mchengautuwa River in the morning hours of Monday, 20th June.

Martin Bwanali, Public Relations Officer for Mzuzu police said police took the body to Mzuzu Central Hospital where a post-mortem indicated that death was due to Asphyxia following drowning.

arrestedPolice said the man, Anthony John who is a Kabaza operator, went to his home on the night of 19th and 20th July around midnight while drunk.

He started assaulting his wife and his 3 year-old stepson without apparent reason.

His wife then sought a refuge at their landlord’s house. The same night, the suspect took his biological son, John Anthony (now deceased) and went out.

He was heard saying he would sleep at his elder brother’s just within Chibavi location in the city.

He did not return but the child was found floating in Mchengautuba River.

Meanwhile, the suspect has been arrested and will answer murder charge contrary to section 209 of the Penal Code.

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  1. This country needs serious prayers. All sorts of evil one can ever think of are happening here. Lord help us. What I read before elections in 2014 is happening.

  2. Ku mpoto kulibe muthu wa zina ndi chiwongo kukhala maina okha okha John Anthony onsewo ndi maina okhaokha ife akumpoto timaziwika ndi chiwongo osati name by name ameneyo ndi ochokera kwa Goliati ku Thyolo not mpoto plizi chonde leave mpoto boys alone.

  3. Guys osalankhula zamitunda tiyalusanapo panu mtumbukayo amaloledwa pakhomo lamakolo ake ndipo amatengaso udindo ngati munthu wamwamuna. Inu mmangotisiyira ana mmakhomo inu kuthawa kumavutika ndife ndiana wina asayelekeze kubwera pakhomo pangapa araaaah kuweta chimunthu chachimuna ngati niching’ombe kuchoka khola lina kupita kwina mtundu wotembeleledwa sinatchule koma zochitikazo zatchula

  4. Guys osalankhula zamitunda tiyalusanapo panu mtumbukayo amaloledwa pakhomo lamakolo ake ndipo amatengaso udindo ngati munthu wamwamuna. Inu mmangotisiyira ana mmakhomo inu kuthawa kumavutika ndife ndiana wina asayelekeze kubwera pakhomo pangapa araaaah kuweta chimunthu chachimuna ngati niching’ombe kuchoka khola lina kupita kwina mtundu wotembeleledwa sinatchule koma zochitikazo zatchula