CHIVHU - A 32-year-old man from Gate village, headman Mupawose under Chief Musarurwa, is in trouble for allegedly raping a six-year-old Mupfuririrwi Primary School grade one pupil while she was on her way from school.
The Chivhu Magistrate Court, led by magistrate Fadzai Mtombeni, last week heard that Ishmael Danda raped the girl while she way on her way from school.
Appearing for the State, Nicholas Mabvongodze alleged that on July 19 this year at around 14: 00 hrs, the complainant met the accused person on her way from school.
The accused then dragged the complainant to the back of a brick oven and pushed her to the ground, unclothed her and forced himself on the minor.
During the act, the complainant cried for help and was heard by passers-by who then went to investigate.
As the passers-by approached the scene, the accused threatened the complainant against telling anyone what had happened and poked her privates with a stick before running away.
The minor was then taken to her mother and a police report was made on that same day leading to the arrest of the accused.
The case was due to continue in the Chivhu Magistrates Court by the time of going to the print.local