Eric Aniva, a popular sex worker from Malawi who claimed he had sex with 104 women and girls as part of an ‘initiation ritual’ despite being HIV positive will appear in court on Friday for his expected verdict. In July, Eric was arrested on presidential orders after he admitted in an interview with BBC that he had unprotected sex with girls as young as 12 or 13 years old.
‘Most of those I have slept with are girls, school-girls, some girls are just 12 or 13 years old, but I prefer them older. All these girls find pleasure in having me as their hyena.
They actually are proud and tell other people that this man is a real man; he knows how to please a woman.’
After his arrest, none of the girls he assaulted came forward to testify against him until two women gave in evidence during his trial after he also confessed to have had sex with newly bereaved widows as part of the ‘cleansing ritual’, according to BBC report.
Aniva who is also being charged with having sex with bereaved widows, which is outlawed under Malawi’s Gender Equality Act, will know his faith on Friday, November 18, and if he is convicted he would face possible jail term in Prison.