By Moses Masiye

Malawi Police in Balaka district have arrested a 57 year old man for allegedly defiling his 15 year old daughter.

Balaka police public relations officer Inspector Joseph Sauka said the suspect Mark Chafachaona is on record to have been defiling the daughter on several occasions.

Inspector Sauka said:- “The girl was recently pregnant, and the father facilitated an abortion.”

The girl told the police that her step father again started forcing himself on her, which prompted her report the dad to a child protection worker in the area.

“The suspect who will be taken to court shortly, says in a statement that the devil forced him to defile the step daughter,” said Inspector Sauka

Chafachaona will answer defilement charges contrary to section 138 sub section 1 of the penal code.

Mr. Mark Chafachaona who has 8 biological children, comes from Magombo village, Traditional Authority Nkaya in Balaka district.|+265 999 14 8304| +265 884 03 0389