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    Shurugwi ‘peeping Tom’ arrested for filming bathing girl


    SHURUGWI - A man going to work at Unki Mine in Shurugwi has been arrested by the Police allegedly after curiosity got the better of him and went filming a 13-year-old form two pupil who was having a bath in the toilet.
    Acting Midlands Police Spokesperson Ethel Mukwende confirmed the incident and said that Makado was arrested on allegations of using his mobile phone to film the minor taking a bath in a toilet which is a distant from themain  house.
    Efforts by The Mirror to get a comment from Gerald Makadao of Mambowa Suburbs in Shurugwi who is accused of the crime were fruitless.
    However, the mother of the victim who cannot be named narrated the events to The Mirror.
    "The incident happened at around 5am. My daughter was bathing and the accused was passing by when he realized that someone was bathing. My daughter said that she saw a flash coming in from the window From page 1
    and when she tried to check who it was the accused ran away.
    "A few seconds later the accused allegedly came back but this time through the door with his phone up front recording a video of my bathing daughter. When she saw him at the door she screamed for help and that was when we all came out of the house.
    "She told us that a man was filming her and described the accused's clothes. My brother rushed out of the yard and he ran into the accused and  identified him because of the child's description," said the mother.
    She (the mother) said the accused actually apologised for what he had done.
    "I can confirm that we received that case, the accused was arrested and released on summons pending investigations, so Police in Shurugwi are still investigating the matter," said Mukwende.
    Makado is employed by a company which is contracted by Unki Mine and the incident happened when he was going to wait for a bus to work.
    "The accused apologized but we made a Police report and the accused was arrested and later released. He even came back after the incident with his family asking for forgiveness but when l told him that we wanted a written apology which will be signed at the Police Station he disappeared and never came back," said the mother.
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