Mother Assaults Child for Stealing Relish
Written by Steve Zimba Tuesday, 19 June 2012 07:13

MZIMBA: In a latest case of child abuse a mother in Mzimba has severely assaulted her six year old step son for stealing relish. The boy is currently admitted to the district hospital.

The police in Mzimba identified the mother as Olive Chimwala, wife to a policeman currently away from home for studies.

On Friday, the young boy is said to have stolen relish forcing the step mother to handcuff the boy and started beating him severely.

Upon hearing the boy’s loud cries neighbours rushed in to rescue the boy.

“The boy was seriously injured and there were bruises on his wrists,” said an eye witness.

According to the police, the mother, Olive Chimwala, will soon appear in court to answer assault charges.—Zodiak Malawi