Jan 02, 2015

Police in Malawi’s eastern region district of Balaka have arrested a boy aged 18 for allegedly raping a 70 year old granny.

Balaka police public relations officer Sub inspector Joseph Sauka said the suspect Chifundo Chausa defiled the victim at her home on the night of the 31st December, 2014.

According to Sub inspector Sauka, the victim said in her statement that the suspect Chifundo chausa found her at her home and threatened her with panga knife.

The victim reportedly cried for help but no one came to her rescue as she lives alone and her house is far from others.

Sub inspector Sauka said the victim later reported to a Village headman who in turn mobilised young men to arrest Chausa.

Chausa said in his statement that he did this under the influence of alcohol.
He will answer rape charges contrary to section 132 of the Malawi’s Penal Code.

Chifundo Chausa comes from Kambadi village Senior Chief Msamala in Balaka district.

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