Man gets 12 years for raping stepdaughter


Kasungu First Grade Magistrate Court on Friday sentenced a 52 year-old man to 12 years imprisonment with hard labour for raping his 15 year -old stepdaughter.

Kasungu Police Station Deputy Public Relations Officer Harry Namwaza identified the convict as Nalisizio Mkwinda.

crime (2)Namwaza said that in the month of February, Mkwinda noticed that the victim had reached puberty stage and he told her that he was supposed to smoothen her body.

The evil stepdad convinced the teenager that he could provide much needed oil into her body and lied to her that her mother was aware of the issue.

“This eventually led the convict to start sleeping with the victim every time his wife was away and he continued the act when his wife left for maternity,” he explained.

But later the girl’s mother knew about the sexual abuse and she reported the issue to police.

Mkwinda was arrested and in court, Kasungu First Grade Magistrate Court Damiano Banda sentenced him to 12 year imprisonment.

The rapist comes from Chitsulo Village, Traditional Authority Chambwe in Kasungu district.