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    Mwenezi woman raped at knife point


    MWENEZI – In a ruthless act of rape, a man from Mwenezi went into the bedroom of a neighbour who was away, allegedly dragged his wife out into a bush and raped her once at knife point.
    The incident happened in Ngwenya Village under Chief Mazetese Mwenezi on February 13, 2017.
    The accused Reign Isaac Moyo (30) of Maheresa Village under Chief Mutusi Mberengwa appeared before Magistrate Honesty Musiiwa at Mwenezi on Friday and was not asked to plead. He was remanded in custody to March 9, 2017.
    The State alleges that Moyo took advantage of the absence of the husband entered  into his bedroom hut during the night and grabbed her by the neck.
    He then dragged her outside the room into a nearby forest and threatened her with a knife if she screamed.
    While in the forest Moyo allegedly tripped the complainant to the ground, removed her pant and forcibly had sexual intercourse with her once without her consent.
    After the act Moyo disappeared into the darkness. He was then tracked by the members of the public and was arrested while weeding in his field.
    The members of the public also recovered a torch which Moyo had allegedly stolen from the complainant's bedroom.
    Willard Chasi appeared for the state.
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