Neno Police Publicist Raphael Kaliati has confirmed
A Malawian pastor is spending time in the hands of the Police after he found solace in a 16-year-old mentally-challenged girl.
Pastor Juwao Antoniyo is behind bars for allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old girl who is also a resident at Galeta Village of traditional authority Mlauli in Neno.
Neno Police Publicist Kaliati said on 05 May 2017 the complainant went to the maize mill with her sister and when coming back, her sister branched some where to visit her friend who was sick leaving the complainant proceeding with the journey.
Kaliati said the complainant stopped at the suspect’s house to ask for water to drink, whilst there the suspect told her to go into the house to drink water there, then the suspect followed the complainant inside and defiled her.
“After that, the victim reported this to her mother who later reported the matter to Ligowe police unit where they were issued with a report to access medical support and in return the medical report revealed that the girl was defiled” said Kaliati.
The pastor who is commonly known by the tittle ”Pastor Joshua” of United of God Church comes from Siyali of Chikwawa District.