Lilongwe: Lilongwe Police has arrested Paul Mlota, 42 from Petulo Duwa Village Traditional Authority (TA) Mponde in Nkhotakota district for defiling his biological daughter identified aged 14.
In an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) Lilongwe Thursday, Police Spokesperson, Kingsley Dandaula said the man defiled his daughter on June 4,2018 around 1:00 pm at Kaliyeka 1.
At around 1:00 am, the suspect went to the victim’s room where he had sexual intercourse with his daughter by holding her neck, he said.
When the suspect went out of the room, the victim reported the matter to her grandmother who informed the mother who was sleeping in the same house.
The mother and other well wishers took the suspect to Kawale police and the victim was referred to Kamuzu central hospital (KCH) where the medical examination results were positive, Dandaula added.
Scene of the crime was visited and the suspect is in custody pending court proceedings. He has since been charged with offence of incest which is contrary to section 157(1) of the penal code.
Source: Malawi News Agency MANA