28 August 2016 Last updated at: 5:15 AM

Malawian man nabbed for raping, impregnating teenager

Police in Mangochi district are keeping in custody 21 year-old Joseph Elia for raping a 14 year-old girl and impregnating her.

According to Mangochi Police Deputy Public Relations Officer Amina Tepani Daudi, the suspect had been sexually abusing the young girl for three months.

The abuse was revealed on Wednesday when the girl was found at the suspect’s house after running away from her father’s house.

Arrested.After being questioned, the victim revealed that Elia has been sexually abusing her since June this year and he threatened her not to tell anyone about the issue.

She further said that she was pregnant and that is why she was staying with the victim.

Upon hearing the story, the father reported the matter to Chilipa Police Unit in the district and the law enforcers arrested the suspect.

A medical examination at Chilipa Health Centre confirmed that the young girl was indeed 8 weeks pregnant.

The suspect will soon appear in court to answer the charge of defilement which is contrary to section 138(1) of the penal code.

Joseph Elia hails from Nesi Village, Traditional Authority Chilipa in Mangochi district.



40 Comments On "Malawian man nabbed for raping, impregnating teenager"

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  • 21 to 14 that can’t be rape
    How does they impregnating each if he raped it means both sides they were interested of each other
    Police don’t talk bullshit please
    If you don’t know what is rape gotta be better just shut up your damn mouth
    Each and every case is rape what about all those people killings albinos they not guilty?
    Because you don’t arrest them because they gives full bribes not to investigate what is wrong but only rape because all those people who are raping they don’t have anything to give

  • Palibe nkhani yomangana apaaa

  • amutenge ndi size yake mkazyo.

  • the correct term in this case ie defilement not rape

  • Malo molimbana ndi ndalama zinabedwa komanso zikubedwa muboma nde mukulimbana ndi nkhani yopanda Mutui ? Kodi kwa mkazi kuonekera kuti alindi mimba it’s how many days ? Nde mukundiuza kuti nthawi yonseyo makolowo sankadziwa kuti mwana wao akuchindidwa ? Apolisi komanso amakhothi mitu yanu sigwira. Imeneyi si nkhani atulutsidwe mwachangu , munthu ameneyu .

  • Koma zakazo mwachepetsa dala kuti mzathuyi awone moto kuti buuuuuuu! otherwise ngat ndi osakwatira man wa, akadangomutenga for gud. Osati kumutenga then kumuthamangitsa afterwards NO

  • Akakwiyisana basi athamangire ku Police aziti agwiririra zauchitsiru.Inunso a Police ndinu Mbuzi zenizeni mano kunsi muziyamba mwazitsatira kaye

  • Its not raping poor traslation

  • They suposed to make them marry each each other

  • ngati ntchito zikusowa boladi kumakalima mpiru kundende.

  • Sex thirsty is now changing some people to animals!

  • These stories are becoming order of the day. I think sharia laws (castrating them) can help to reduce the crime. Prison wards & lawyers are most beneficiary to western system of justice.

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  • don’t post news about rape we r tired with such kind of trash news like that wat du the Minister of Gender herself du to curb such issue? evelydae zongwrilira kapena even yu the admn yur duing such marpractice?

  • Age ya mamuna 21 years siwapabanja ameneo. Nkazi 14 years ndi mene akazi amasiku ano akukhalira ayenera kukwatirana.

  • apolice ake opanda msolo

  • Not only is human sperm fullof protein and can be apowerful antioxidant, butwomen who have unprotectedsex might be happier. A studyconducted a few years ago byresearchers at the Departmentof Psychology at the StateUniversity of New York atAlbany found that femalestudents who were having sexwith condoms showed moresymptoms of depression thanthose who had sex without.

  • Hw dd he rapp her tll impregnatng ???? By de 1st tym why she couldn’t complain to sum else

  • iyeyo anachoka kwamakolo ake nkukakhala kwamwamunayo chifukwa chani? mimba mpaka two months bas mziti anamugwililira?

  • Asiyeni ndizama lemba zimenezo 14 kumeneko amati wakula sono mukalowelelapo muzusa zina

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  • The Malawi police are getting crazy nw

  • sex is big trouble nowadays

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  • anathawa kwamakolo ake which means zinali zogwilizana but poor country poor misuse laws u realy dont understand the difference btwn raping and agreement sexual.kugwilira tsiku loyambilira lomwelo bwenzi atakanena kwawo koma paka mimba lero mukuti laping zaziiiii

  • Let them be married….no rape here
    If u arrest him make sure u take care of that girl…she will be needing more things for that pregnancy..

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