By Moses Masiye

Malawi police in Balaka district is has arrested a 40 year old man for allegedly defiling a 15 year old biological daughter, whom he also reportedly impregnated.

Balaka police public relations officer inspector Joseph Sauka said the suspect Moses Rhino, was arrested after a wife reported to police, after the daughter mentioned the father as the one responsible for the pregnancy.

Inspector Sauka said:- “According to our Investigator Detective Sergeant Paul Hasule Kapumila, the suspect had been defiling her daughter since 2013. “He said at one time, the wife caught the suspect red handed with the victim having sexual intercourse, but just cautioned them for fear of ending her marriage.”

Medical report obtained at Phalula Health Centre confirmed that the girl is three months pregnant.

“The suspect will appear before court to answer a case of incest which is contrary to section 157 of the Penal code,” said Inspector Sauka.

Moses Rhino who is blaming the devil for his act, has five children and comes from Kazembe village, Traditional Authority Likoswe in Chiradzulu district.|+265 999 14 8304| +265 884 03 0389