Man gets six years jail sentence for raping woman with mental illness

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DOWA (MalawiTalk) – The Dowa Magistrate’s court has sentenced a 31-year-old man to six years imprisonment for raping a 31-year-old woman with mental illness contrary to Section 139 of the Penal Code.

Dowa Police Station spokesperson Gladson M’bumpha said the man raped the woman on July 27 2020 in the district.

He said the convict pleaded not guilty to the charge, but the State paraded two witnesses and proved the case.

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