Chikhwawa man arrested for defiling imbecile

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Police in Chikwawa have arrested a 35-year-old man, Mikeyasi Charles for allegedly defiling an 18-year-old mentally disturbed woman.

Confirming the development on Monday, deputy spokesperson for Chikwawa Police Dickson Matemba disclosed that the incident occurred on Saturday afternoon when Charles was coming from a drinking spree.

According to Matemba, the suspect dragged his victim into a bush where some villagers caught him in the act and took him to the police.

Subsequent medical examination and report by medics at Chikwawa District Hospital confirmed that the victim was indeed defiled.

Charles has since been charged with the offence of defilement of an imbecile which he will soon answer in a court of law.

He hails from Bwalo Village in Traditional Authority Kasisi in Chikwawa District.


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