One herbalist in Mangochi identified as Frank McDonald has been sentenced to serve 84 months in jail for raping a woman who was seeking help from him.
The 24-year old McDonald was charged with offence of rape contrary to section 133 of the penal code.
Mangochi First Magistrate Court heard that the woman who was victimized went to seek marriage reconciliation charms from McDonald.
The state prosecutor presented that the victim, age 21, was tricked to remove clothes and sit on a pot naked from where she was pushed down and raped.
The suspect was nabbed some days later after being on run.
The court found him guilty after parading witnesses for he was denying the charge.
Citing that the convict took advantage of the despite victim, First Grade Magistrate Ronald M’bwana slapped the offender with 84 months Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL).
Frank McDonald hails from Mukunula Village in the area of Traditional Authority Nankumba in the district.