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By Yeukai Karengezeka 18 December 2018

A Chitungwiza man has been jailed 12 years for raping his tenant’s daughter. The man pleaded not guilty to the charges when he appeared before Chitungwiza regional magistrate but he was convicted after a full trial. He was initially sentenced to 14 years in prison but  2 were conditionally suspended. The prosecutor proved that on July 30 the girl was sweeping his aunt’s room after she had gone out, the convict took advantage of the situation, entered the room and raped the girl. The girl cried but the man threatened to assault her if she disclosed the matter.