CHIREDZI – A Chiredzi man used his herd of cattle to hire a woman into the bush where he raped her.
Shepered Moyo (18) of Mapindani Village under Chief Tshovani in Chiredzi appeared before Senior Regional Magistrate Judith Zuyu last Tuesday facing rape charges.
It is the State case that on April 10, 2017, the complainant was in her field when Moyo released his cattle into her field. Dhuku saw the cattle and drove them out.
While the cattle were out in the bush Moyo approached Dhuku and ordered her to leave his cattle. He then held Dhuku by the throat and pushed her to the ground. It is alleged that he then sat on her abdomen before forcibly removing her clothes.
He allegedly forced her legs apart and raped her once. Dhuku later made a Police report leading to the arrest of Moyo.
Moyo pleaded not guilty and said Dhuku is the one who forced her to have sex with him saying her husband was away in Hippo Valley Estate where he works.
Regional Magistrate Zuyu remanded Moyo in custody to May 3, 2017 for judgment.
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