Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Head teacher's lust takes him to 9 yrs jail

The Nkhunga First Grade Magistrate Court in the central region district of Nkhotakota on Monday sentenced head teacher of Our Future Private Primary School, Thomas Ndambo to nine year imprisonment with hard labour for defiling a seven year old pupil at the school.

Police Prosecutor Willy Asibu told the court that Ndambo, 26, defiled his standards two pupil (name withheld) on September 25 this year around 15:00 hours when the victim had gone to the house of the head teacher with friends to attend part time classes.

“At the end of the classes, Thomas ordered the victim to remain behind while dismissing the other pupils,” Asibu said.

He said Ndambo took advantage of his wife absence since she was away attending to some other household chores to defile the girl.

The police prosecutor said two days later the mother of the girl was surprised after noting blood stains on the child’s underwear and when questioned, the girl revealed the ordeal.

He said the mother then reported the matter to Nkhunga Police Station where she was referred to the hospital for medical examination which revealed that the girl was indeed defiled.

Ndambo who comes from Salanje village Senior Traditional Authority Kaomba in the central region district of Kasungu pleaded guilty to the offence and asked for leniency from the presiding magistrate when passing sentence because he has a wife, two children and looks after two young relations.

Presiding in the case, First Grade Magistrate Stanley Goma slapped Ndambo with a nine year custodial sentence with hard labour saying the behavior is detrimental to the country’s education sector.

He said the practice is contrary to teaching ethics and code of conducts and as such the accused deserve a stiffer penalty to deter other teachers from indulging in such immoral behavior.

The victim hails from Kankhomba Village in the area of Senior Chief Kanyenda in Nkhotakota district- Malawi News Agency.


  1. So discusting!what kind of behaviour is this?he deserve to be punished!i just feel sorry for the wife and kids!SHAME!

  2. Koma ndiye zamanyazi, kodi mungamve chani mwamwana wa 9 yrs? Kuopa kudya katundu wamunthu wamkulu kuti chani? Kapena ma assets ngochepa ndiye mumachita manyazi kufunsira size yanu? Ameneyu pofunikila akaolele kundende komweko mphunzitsi wopanda khalidwe, shame on you!!

  3. amalawi muli ndimakhalidwe oipa kwambiri, why you get married if you still feel that little children has nice ones, you deserve to be punished, and rot in jail, i real feel sorry for a beautifu wife who is just innocent and don't deserve to ashamed, aphunzitsi bwanji, kusowa shuni kapena, mpaka mwana why?