Shurugwi cobbler ‘rubs’ minor (6) privates


Shurugwi – A 66-year-old cobbler from Chief Banga’s area in Shurugwi has been remanded in prison for allegedly
rubbing a six-year-old girl’s privates on two occasions. Peter Maduke (66) appeared before Shurugwi Magistrate
Percy Mukumba facing charges of aggravated indecent assault.

It is the State case that sometime last week the minor’s mother sent her to Maduke’s place to get her shoes mended. Upon arrival the accused took the minor into his car and put his finger on the complainant’s vagina
and then told her to go.

On the second count the accused allegedly followed the complainant to a nearby bush where she was fetching
firewood. He once again placed his finger on the complainant’s private. This time the complainant told her
mother leading to the arrest of the accused.

Maduke was remanded in custody.

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