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Nyaus nabbed for defilement

POLICE have arrested three gule wamkulu nyau dancers for allegedly defiling two girls in Chipangali district.
This comes barely a week after Paramount Chief Kalonga Gawa Undi of the Chewa banned sexual initiations like spouse exchange, commonly known as cidyerano, among other retrogressive cultural practices.
Paramount Chief Gawa Undi identified seven cultural practices which include gule wamkulu, which have been banned to align Chewa customs to modern times.
The nyau dancers were arrested after Chief Chanje of the Chewa people in Chipangali district reported the matter to police.

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