7 October 2016 Last updated at: 7:18 PM
Malawi sex cleansing practices : Nsanje hyena Eric Aniva denied bail!
The Blantyre Magistrate Court has again denied bail to Eric Aniva, a Nsanje hyena man who was arrested by the Malawi Police after confessing that he slept with over 100 young girls as sexual cleansing.
Presiding over the case today Senior Resident Magistrate Innocent Nebi said the case has attracted the interest of people hence deny of the bail.
On Wednesday, the case had failed to start due to unavailability of Magistrate Nebi who is presiding over the case as he was reportedly to be in Lilongwe for official duties and the case was adjourned to Thursday.
Aniva is being charged with two counts which are indulging in harmful practices and an attempt to commit the same contrary to the 2012 gender Act.
During the previous seating, the presiding Judge shifted the case from Nsanje Magistrate Court to Blantyre due to transport cost.