MPANDAWANA – Gutu magistrate Edwin Marecha recently remanded boy (18) from Hwicho village under Chief Gutu in custody to March 26 on charges of raping his two years eight months-old sister.
He was charged for contravening Section 65 (1) (a) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act Chapter 9:23.
It was the State's case that on March 09, Chevecheve was left in custody of the child as her mother had gone to Gona School to attend a meeting.
He then took the child to his bedroom, removed her pant, lied her on his bed and raped her.
The matter came to light when the mother found a discharge on the child's private part whilst bathing her.
The mother managed to get the child to speak about the alleged rape and she made a police report, leading to the arrest of the accused.local