‘Forbidden Fruit’ Ends MCP Rapist Bishop Manguluti Remanded At Maula: Denied Bail
Malawi Congress Party Rapist who trades as Bishop Joseph Manguluti, who was arrested for allegedly raping a poor 23-year girl adopted as daughter just to have a taste of her forbidden fruit, has been denied bail by the court, fearing that he might jeopardize the with witnesses.
Hypocrite Manguluti is now remanded at Maula Prison and is scheduled to reappear before the court for the continuation of bail hearing next week.
“He applied for bail yesterday (Thursday), but the court declined to grant him bail. However, the court has again denied him bail and he has now been sent to Maula Prison on remand.
“I cannot give more details at the moment, lets wait until the court makes determination on his bail application,” he said.
Manguluti, also a well known musician and master of ceremonies mainly at weddings receptions, allegedly raped the girl on May 15 in her bedroom at their Area 18B residence in Malawi’s administrative capital.
The girl, a fourth year student at one of the colleges in the city, was preparing to take a bath when she met her ordeal.
According to Lingadzi Police, the mother of the house was not around when the ‘man of God’ forced himself on the girl to eat the ‘forbidden fruit’.
The victim reported the incident to the police who issued her a referral letter to Kamuzu Central Hospital for examination. Medical report indicated that the victim had really been sexually attacked.
Manguluti hails from Kalimira Village in Traditional Authority (T/A) Santhe in Kasungu.