– A Jerera man was recently left severely nauseated after two robbers forced
him to drink a half-full two-litre container of cooking oil.
1236 Jerera, was forced marched from his house by Luck Hotera (45) and Adiel
Mureza (23) who then took him to another house where they forced him to gulp
down the raw oil.
came out in the Zaka Magistrates’ Court where Hotera and Mureza were facing
four charges of robbery, three of assault, two of unlawful entry and extortion.
18, Hotera and Mureza used intentional violence on Zihura by hitting him
several with open hands, kitchen chairs, booted feet and forced him to drink
satchels, two cellphones (Mobicel and Nokia), black Tennis shoes and black
them on all the charges they faced and sentenced them to 12 months in prison.
The magistrates, however, suspended five months of the sentence, leaving the
duo to serve an effective seven months in jail.
of the charges faced by the two included breaking into a house and robbing Precious
Manyemba of chairs she had bought on credit from Hotera’s girlfriend.
and Mureza locked the victim and her colleague before robbing her to recover
the money owed by Manyemba to Hotera’s girlfriend.
threatened to take away the chairs if she could not pay, forcing a fearful Manyemba
to give him the money.
another day, the duo severely assaulted Memory Chipanera after breaking into
the house to carry out a robbery.