MASVINGO – A soldier at 4.1 Infantry Battalion in Masvingo is appearing in court after pictures of himself kissing a Nemamwa Primary School Grade 7 went viral.
Edgar Magara (30) allegedly kissed the girl from a bed in his bedroom at number 4703 Tsukukuviri Street in Rujeko B in Masvingo.
The pictures went viral, attracting the attention of the girl’s father who made a report to the Police.
Masvingo Magistrate Farai Gwitima heard that Magara and the minor aged 13 are lovebirds and have been seeing each other at the accused’s place. The girl visited Magara on the guise that she would be doing homework with Magara’s brother who is doing Grade 7 at Rujeko Primary.
The State said sometime this year the accused proposed love to the juvenile (name supplied) and she accepted.
On a date unknown to the prosecutor but during the month of May the complainant went to the accused’s house to do her homework as usual.
The accused and his young brother were at home and she did her homework sitting on the same bed where the accused was lying on.
At the end, Magara sent his brother to buy relish at the shops. He then drew closer to the complainant and kissed her while taking some photos.
The complainant neither resisted nor divulged the incident to anyone.https://masvingomirror.com