Zvishavane man who was arraigned before magistrate Shepherd Mnjanja on charges
of raping his biological sister asked her to look after his children when he
protect the identity of his victim, pleaded guilty to the crime as defined in
Section 65 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act Chapter 9:23.
in March, the accused went to his sister’ homestead in Pasira Village under
Chief Mazvihwa in the evening at around 19:00 hrs.
fermented marula brew called mukumbi from the complainant.
his sister onto the ground and had sexual intercourse with her without her
her ordeal to her other brother who then advised her to report the matter to
the police, leading to the arrest of the suspect.
had been pressed on him, the suspect asked the complainant to look after his
children during his imprisonment.
this to me, I am asking you just to take care of my children,” he repeated the
plea in court.
custody pending trial at the High Court.