Police in Salima have arrested Maston Khongoza, 38, for having sex with his own 8 year old biological daughter.
Confirming the development to News Watch Reviews, Salima Police Public relations officer Gift Chitowe said the issue came to light after the mother of the girl was discharged from Salima District Hospital where she was diagonised with malaria.
“When she arrived home she saw that her daughter was having some difficulties when walking. Upon asking her, she revealed that her father has been forcing her to have sex with him and they did it twice on 22nd and 23rd July respectively in their own house at Chiphala Village”, said Chitowe.
The Police further unveiled that the victim failed to portray the episode to anyone since her dad debilitated to kill her once she conveyed the issue to anybody
“The young girl was scared to reveal to any of the relatives what has been happening because she was threatened by her father that he will kill her once the issue has come to light”, said Chitowe.
According to reports from the Police indicates that the girl is still having difficulties in passing out urine due to the impact of the act from her dad and urine passed out is mixed with blood.
The suspect hails from Chiphala Village in the area of Traditional Authority Kalonga in Salima district. He will appear in court soon where he will answer Incest charges contrary to section 157 of the penal code.