MWENEZI – Two juveniles were allegedly raped in separate incidents in Mwenezi recently.
Both accused appeared before Resident Magistrate Honest Musiiwa last Tuesday and were remanded to a later date.
State prosecutor Leyton Katsidzira said on January 2, 2020, Jimson Chauke (26) of Village 5 Chiwarure under Chief Maranda followed the complainant into her room where she was alone after the rest of the family had gone to the fields.
Chauke grabbed the complainant and allegedly raped her.
The complainant’s parents found her crying and the perpetrator was positively identified.
In the second case, Tafadzwa Masango who resides at Mwenezana Estates appeared in court charged with raping a 13-year-old juvenile whom she threatened against disclosing the matter to anyone.
On January 1, 2021, at house number 144, Mwenezana Estate, the accused went to the juvenile’s house where he found the complainant alone.
He threatened the complainant by forcing her to keep her mouth shut before forcing her into unprotected sex. The accused allegedly fled from the scene after the alleged rape.
The juvenile reported to her relatives leading to the arrest of the accused. https://masvingomirror.com