Chief Resident Magistrate Court sitting in Blantyre has found Andrew Ngomwa, former Chief commercial officer of Medical Aid Society of Malawi (MASM) with a case to answer on six charges in relation to raping his 16 yr old niece.
The Charges included Rape, defilement, indecent practices in presence of a child, Sexual intercourse with a minor under one’s care, Procurement defilement of a woman by administering drugs.
Presiding over the case, Chief Resident Magistrate Jean Kaira, ruled that Ngomwa is at liberty to call witnesses or remain silent during the defense.
Lawyer representing Ngomwa, Fostino Maera, said his client will give evidence in defense and call witnesses to testify in court.
Maere has asked for 21 days to prepare the defense.
Meanwhile, the court has granted the 21 days and the case has been adjourned to 1-2 July 2021.
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