Moses Masiye

Barely a week after the Balaka Second Grade Magistrate court convicted a 20 year old bride for undressing a 16 year old bridal girl over unsettled debts; a 29 year old Manager is in Police custody for allegedly stripping off an employee over sales shortage.

Balaka police public relations officer Joseph Sauka says the suspect Charles Rashid who runs a Bar at Mthandizi location was arrested on allegation that he stripped naked his 20 year old barman over shortage, realised wednesday during stock taking.

The the victim was found with a shortage of 3,890 kwacha, a development that annoyed the suspect who stripped the victim naked and started assaulting him, before chasing him out of the bar while naked.

Sympathisers who saw him naked gave him a wrapper.

Charles Rashid who comes from Lupanga village, Traditional Authority Nsamala in Balaka, is charged for indecent practice between males, contrary to section 156 of the penal code.|+265 999 14 8304| +265 884 03 0389