HIV-Positive Malawian Man Paid To Have Sex With Young Girls In ‘Cleansing’ Ritual Arrested Under Presidential Order

Washington Post: Malawi police arrest HIV-positive man paid by parents to have sex with scores of young girls
“Eric Aniva, who is HIV-positive, unabashedly claimed he has had sex with more than 100 women, most of them underage. Some were as young as 12. He was paid to do this, often by the girls’ parents, he said. On Tuesday, he was arrested on orders from President Peter Mutharika, who learned of the incidents through an interview Aniva gave the BBC last week. Aniva was charged with defilement, Malawi Police Inspector General Lexten Kachama told the Associated Press…” (Andrews, 7/27).

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