Man found naked in soldier's house, arrested

Kawale Police Station is keeping in custody an 18-year-old man who was mysteriously found in the house of one Malawi Defense Force (MDF) soldier while naked.

The suspect, identified as Thomas Banda, has been charged with criminal trespassing which is contrary to section 314 of the penal code.

The incident occurred in the wee hours of September 6, 2021.

According to the reporter, who is a soldier at Kamuzu Barracks he went to sleep earlier during the night of September 5, 2021 with the house properly locked.

At midnight he was surprised to hear a strange sound in the house signaling that someone had entered the house.

He went to check around and immediately spotted a man while naked.

The soldier was even more surprised since his door and window were intact and had not been broken into.

Queried on how he had gotten into the house, the intruder failed to give an account of how he had found himself in and his motives as well.

The soldier handed over the man to Kawale Police Station.

He will appear in court soon to answer a charge of criminal trespassing.

Banda hails from Ganya Village in the area of Traditional Authority Ganya in Ntcheu District.