MWENEZI-A dejected Mwenezi man allegedly raped a woman who turned down his love proposal at his relatives homestead in Chivi after the latter had followed him to report another rape case perpetrated by him the previous day.
Justice Mudyanhongo appeared before Mwenezi Resident Magistrate Honesty Musiiwa facing two counts of rape on Friday last week and was remanded in custody to a later date for commencement of trial.
The court heard that Mudyanhongo raped the woman on her way from church after she turned down his love proposal and on the following day she followed him to Chivi to report the matter to his relatives where Mudyanhongo raped her again.
The State said that on June 28, 2020 Mudyanhongo followed the complainant who was walking on a bushy path on her way from church and inquired why she turned down his love proposal.
Mudyanhongo allegedly dragged the accused by hand into the bush, tripped her to the ground, pulled down her skirt, tore her skin tight and removed her pant and raped her once.
The complainant followed Mudyanhongo to his relatives homestead in Chivi to report the matter but arrived late and was offered to place. Mudyanhongo allegedly broke into the hut and raped her once.https://masvingomirror.com