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Man arrested for [email protected] a 19-year-old woman in the bush

A 20-year-old Chiweshe man was caged 10 years today by Bindura regional magistrate Shingirai Mutiro for raping a 19-year-old woman in the bush.

Walter Kachere Chaora of Kodzwa village, Chiweshe pleaded guilty to the charge.

Prosecutor Edward Katsvairo told the court that on January 1 Chaora followed the complainant who was walking on a footpath in a bushy area.

He grabbed her by the neck, and dragged her into the bush, tipped her down and wrestled with her. Chaora eventually overpowered the woman and raped her once.

She filed a police report leading to the arrest of Chaora.

In other news – President Mnangagwa compensates 258 ZIPRA cadres fired from ZNA during Gukurahundi

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly ordered the payment of compensation to 258 former ZIPRA combatants who were summarily dismissed from the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) during the height of the Gukurahundi atrocities.

The former ZIPRA cadres were relieved of their duties in 1983 under unclear circumstances while two of their colleagues were allegedly shot dead at a parade by one of their commanders. Learn More

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