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Man (49) rapes teenage step-daughter

by Staff Reporter
21 Oct 2020 at 16:44hrs | Views
A 49-year old man from Sikombingo village in Midlands Province has appeared in court after allegedly sexually abusing his 15-year old Step-daughter.

Allegations are that on an unknown date in July last year Themba Dzvairo, sneaked into a room where the complainant was sleeping with her other two siblings and had sexual intercourse with the complainant without her consent.

Court heard that following the reprehensible act, the accused threatened to kill the minor if she reported the issue.

Prosecutor Talent Tadenyika told the court that the matter came to light sometime in September last year after the complainant's mother, who had returned home, noticed some changes in her daughter's body.

Upon being quizzed, she narrated her ordeal and the matter was reported to the police, leading to the accused's arrest.

Dzvairo will be back in court on 27th of this month for continuation of trial.
Source - ZBC