A gang of six men have been arrested in Ntcheu for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl in the same district.

Confirming of the development with FaceofMalawi Ntcheu Police Public Relations Officer, Sub Inspector Gift Matewere, said police investigators on Thursday identified the six as Julio Richard 52, Weston James 50, Finias Malemia 60, James Billion 35, Fia Gunde 24 and Silino Matiki 52.

The victim revealed that she was feeling pain on her private part because she had sexual intercourse with one of the suspects, after her grandmother noticed that she was struggling to walk,” said Matewere.

He said after questioning her, the girl revealed to her grandmother that she had been sleeping around with different men who had been giving her money since last year.

Matewere said the matter was then reported to police who instituted investigations which led to the arrest of the six suspects.

“Medical report obtained at Katsekera Health Centre in the district has confirmed that the girl had been defiled several times,” he said.

The six have since been charged with defilement contrary to section 138 of the Penal Code.

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