A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a 25-year-old imbecile at Kasiya in Lilongwe.
Lilongwe Police Station spokesperson Kingsley Dandaula said the victim, who is mentally challenged, had gone to watch a football game when the incident occurred on January 2.
“After raping her, the suspect gave the imbecile K100 to keep quiet but she told her mother who reported the matter to Kasiya Police who immediately arrested him,” said Dandaula.
Police have identified the suspect as Yamikani Jenala, 22, from Mdzuma Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Khongoni in Lilongwe District. n