CHIKOMBA - A school guard at Mboe Primary School near Masasa area in Chikomba District has been arrested for allegedly raping an orphaned girl attending the school.
Vengai Tamirepi was picked by cops recently after the district schools' inspector got a tip-off on the alleged rape and reported the matter to the Police.
Police spokesperson, Assistant inspector Tendai Mwanza was not reachable when this reporter called him for comment.
Chikomba District Schools Inspector Emmanuel Kwenda confirmed the incident who was away when they pitched up at the school.
Kwenda said he received a tip off from someone from the school about the abuse of the juvenile last week and teamed up with the Police and went to the school to carry out investigations.
He was told through the message that the child stays with her grandmother's young sister after her actual grandmother passed on in Chivi.
Tamirepi has allegedly been raping the girl from early this year. There are also allegations that the juvenile was being sexually abused by her grandmother's son Dan whom she stays with at the farm.
The grandmother is alleged to have tipped the juvenile not to mention the name of her son among those who have raped her to the Police.
Although Tamirepi was arrested, Police could not find the other accused on the day they went to carry out investigations..