Two well-known human rights organizations have added voice in asking authorities to put in place tough penalties to punish rape and defilement offenders.
First Lady Monica Chakwera has pledged to fight for dignity and safety of girls and elderly in the country.
Police in Phalombe are keeping in custody a 19 - year- old man for allegedly abducting and defiling two girls aged 14 and 16.
A 32-year-old man in Mangochi will spend the next 10 years behind bars for defiling a 15-year-old imbecile girl.
A 53-year-old man in Mangochi will spend the next decade Imprisonment with Hard Labor (IHL) after a magistrate’s court in the district on Thursday slapped him with a 10-year jail sentence for defiling a 10-year-old girl.
A 30- year- old primary school teacher has been arrested in Phalombe on suspicion that he defiled a 14 year old learner.
Police in Chikwawa have launched a manhunt for a man who has allegedly defiled three girls of ages between 9 and 12 in a roll.
Police in Balaka have arrested a 70 year old man for allegedly defiling three girls aged between 11 and 13.
A teenager boy who eloped with 13-year-old girl for a wife in Kasungu will go to jail until he is 30.