Ntcheu First Grade Migistrate Court has released on bail of NEW Covenant Assemblies of God Pastor Phillip Palibe Ndipo accused of defiling a 10 year old epileptic girl at Kalindira village.
Ndipo, according to police, defiled a standard three pupil (name withheld) Wednesday last week.
â€śOn this day, the victim was alone at home while her mother was away drawing water at a borehole. The suspect, who is also a close neighbor to the family, took advantage of the situation to commit the offence,â€ť Ntcheu police Public Relations Officer, Hastings Chigalu.
The suspect appeared in court on Monday morning for plea and pleaded not guilty to the charge.
â€śHe applied for bail and the court set conditions, one being that he produces two surities of K75,000 (seventy five thousand kwacha) each of which he managed to,â€ť said Chigalu.
The case is expected to commence on October 12, 2017.
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