Breaking News

Man gets 20 in jail for sexually abusing niece

by Court Reporter
12 February 2013 | 3849 Views
A 29-year-old Bulawayo man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually abusing his niece.

The man from Pumula East suburb, was living alone with the 15-year-old juvenile and would tell her that if she wanted him to buy her food and other household needs, she should be intimate with him.

He ended up siring a child with the niece following a series of sexual encounters.

The man pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape when he appeared before Bulawayo regional magistrate Mr Alex Shumba on Friday last week.

The two counts were treated as one for sentence and the man was sentenced to an effective 20 years.

Between November 2011 and last month, the man would storm into the bathroom while his niece was bathing or into the bedroom while she would be dressing up and rape her.

On one of the occasions, the man threatened the girl with an okapi knife before raping her.

The matter only came to light on 17 January when the girl decided to make a report at Pumula Police Station, leading to her uncle's arrest.

In another case heard before the same court, a 14-year-old boy was sentenced to receive six strokes and a wholly suspended four-year jail term for raping his cousin.




A senior prison officer at Khami Prison will cane the boy.

Mr Tinashe Dzipe appeared for the State.

Abuse Niece

Source: TC

Should Zimbabweans be deported from the UK?

Yes
27.56%
No
69.87%
Not sure
2.56%
312

Comments

News Updates

Email:

Latest News

Two bodies with throats cut discovered near SDA in Nkulumane - Two de...

by Staff Reporter | 25 April 2014 | 1596 Views

'Mugabe is fit,' says Jonathan Moyo' - In a video below Information mi...

by Staff reporter | 24 April 2014 | 2656 Views

Women more likely to cheat on partners with longer penises - Study

by Staff Reporter | 24 April 2014 | 6459 Views

CIO swarm Bulawayo ahead of Mugabe arrival

by Staff Reporter | 24 April 2014 | 3679 Views

CIO pushing Grace Mugabe to become Zanu PF Women's League boss

by Staff Reporter | 24 April 2014 | 3696 Views

Top Air Zim boss fired

by Staff Reporter | 24 April 2014 | 1662 Views

Zanu-PF minister chased away by villagers - Provincial affairs ministe...

by Staff reporter | 24 April 2014 | 2388 Views

Mugabe hints at exit - President Robert Mugabe has hinted that he will...

by Staff reporter | 24 April 2014 | 2270 Views

Man arrested over bogus court orders

by Staff reporter | 24 April 2014 | 762 Views

My friend Robert Mugabe - Video

by BBC | 24 April 2014 | 1480 Views

Voice of Zimbabwe shutdown galls ZBC board - The ZBC board has expre...

by Staff Reporter | 24 April 2014 | 1326 Views

SA man escapes death after being lured to Zim by Satanic cult

by Staff Reporter | 24 April 2014 | 5358 Views

Zimbabwean female rapists inspire Hollywood - STORIES of gangs of wome...

by Staff reporter | 24 April 2014 | 3314 Views

Woman drags abusive cop husband to court

by Staff Reporter | 24 April 2014 | 2539 Views

200 court records disappear - A Plumtree senior magistrate facing char...

by Staff reporter | 24 April 2014 | 2616 Views

Zanu-PF, MDC-T ready for dialogue - Political archrivals Zanu-PF and ...

by Staff reporter | 24 April 2014 | 6285 Views

Mugabe needs help - President Mugabe's government urgently needs to en...

by Staff reporter | 24 April 2014 | 4191 Views

MDC-T forces members to fund party - THE cash-strapped Morgan Tsvangi...

by Staff reporter | 24 April 2014 | 1719 Views

Mugabe, ministers differ on indigenisation - THE government continues...

by Staff reporter | 24 April 2014 | 2018 Views

'Chihuri you are responsible for death' - A SOMBRE atmosphere engulfe...

by Staff reporter | 24 April 2014 | 3981 Views

Man threatens to take hunger strike to Parliament - A HARARE man, Phi...

by Staff reporter | 24 April 2014 | 1466 Views

Gays and lesbians hit back at Mugabe over hate speech - Zimbabwe's gay...

by Staff reporter | 24 April 2014 | 2341 Views

Zimbabwe military junta subverting democratic processes - The continua...

by Tichaona Sibanda | 24 April 2014 | 1486 Views

US court to decide on Zim elephant ban

by Staff reporter | 24 April 2014 | 831 Views

Prophet TB Joshua: Healer or controversial leader?

by AP | 24 April 2014 | 3075 Views

Why should Mugabe's name be sounded more than ours

by Vince Musewe | 24 April 2014 | 2124 Views

Zifa challenged to protect small clubs - A Bulawayo soccer club owner ...

by Lovemore Dube | 24 April 2014 | 1157 Views

Entertainment

Top SA maskandi musician itching for a Zim stage - South Africa's top ...

by Staff reporter | 24 April 2014 | 1497 Views

Nightclubs scramble for Bev, she is already fully booked

by Auxilia Katongomara | 24 April 2014 | 2453 Views

Bev off to South Africa to buy new costumes

by Brenda Phiri | 24 April 2014 | 2153 Views

Alick Macheso in costly divorce?

by Jonathan Mbiriyamveka | 24 April 2014 | 3841 Views

Majaivana's son to release debut album with Bosso tune - Lovemore Maja...

by Staff reporter | 23 April 2014 | 1653 Views

Rising reggae star Matty Julius comes to Zim Achievers Awards

by Arts Correspondent | 23 April 2014 | 836 Views

Bev confirms return to the dance floor

by Staff reporter | 24 April 2014 | 3216 Views

Tuku Recalls Picky for Greatest Hits Concert

by Staff Reporter | 22 April 2014 | 2251 Views

Oskido, Big Nuz in no show - SCORES of revellers were baying for South...

by Thupeyo Muleya | 22 April 2014 | 1469 Views

Bev, Prophet Magaya severs ties - Raunchy dancer Beverly (Bevy) Siban...

by Takawira Dapi | 24 April 2014 | 2884 Views

Hosiah Chipanga likens self to biblical Noah - VETERAN musician-cum-pr...

by Liberty Dube | 20 April 2014 | 3358 Views
iBlog

Internet Monitoring And Brand Protection

A review of the past 10 years in cyber security opened our eyes here at massive. reflecting on over 50 international security conventions, hundreds of white papers and government policies, we now see the gaping whole in security industry comes down t... Read More
SecNews 13 January 2014 ago

Can Too Much Masturbation Hurt Women’s Sex Life? Why Is Excessive Masturbation Bad?

both men and women often enjoy masturbation, and it is a natural sexual action for many people. however, when a woman masturbates too often, she may become concerned that it can hurt her sex life. this question is actually a valid concern, as there ... Read More
adoniadennis 01 March 2014 ago