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Man in court for allegedly [email protected] and impregnating his ex-girlfriend

A man from Kuwadzana in Harare, Arnold Murahwa (24) has appeared in court for allegedly raping and impregnating his 17-year-old ex-girlfriend whose name has not been revealed.

The incident reportedly happened sometime last year but has since came to light following the girl’s missing out on school. Her mother noticed her dodgy movements and swelled up legs which forced her to take her daughter who is supposed to be doing her form four for pregnancy testing.

The daughter then confessed and reported the matter giving a narration of what had really transpired. Murahwa was then arrested and he appeared before Harare Magistrate Marewanazvo Gofa who did not allow him to plead.

The State reports that the girl bumped into Murahwa in Kuwadzana 5 shops where he asked her for reconciliation but she refused. It happened several times until one day he allegedly dragged her into his house and started fondling with her and raped her.

She went back home and did not report the matter to anyone. After realising that she is pregnant she started missing out on school which is when her mother found out about the pregnancy which led to the investigations which led to Murahwa’s arrest.

In other news – Teenager Girl electrocuted while trying to retrieve her slides lost in flowing water

A 15-year-old girl was electrocuted while attempting to retrieve her slides lost in flowing water in Harare’s Warren Park suburb, police said on Wednesday.

The incident took place at around 7PM on Tuesday as Anotida Tendai Mazadza was walking home with two friends.


Residents in the suburb said they feared a damaged underground ZESA cable was responsible. ZESA said it has sent engineers to investigate. Learn More

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