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Raped grade 6 girl under attack from Salvation Army members

by Simbarashe Sithole
19 Oct 2017 at 07:46hrs | Views
Salvation Army Guruve captain Enerstna Jack, accused of raping a grade 6 girl
The Salvation Army Guruve captain Enerstna Jack appeared before Bindura magistrate facing two counts of rape yesterday.

Jack was remanded in custody to 1 November 2017 and was not asked to plead to rape charges before being advised to apply for bail at High court.

According to public prosecutor Samson Chamunorwa the accused first unlawful had sexual intercourse with a grade 6 minor in Chemachinda village at a date not known to him.

He repeated the same shenanigans on 13 October 2017 before he was sold out by the School Development Committee (SDC )chairman leading to his arrest.

However, has learnt that the victim has come under fire from church members who are threatening her to twist the story in the captain's favour.

The school's headmaster Mr Thomas Mudoti is also reported to have been threatened to sweep the case under the carpet and had to seek refuge at his district offices.

When contacted for comment Mr Mudoti dismissed the threats saying he has not received any so far.

" I have not received any threats so far and as for the girl, l am yet to know if anything of that sort happened to her," he said.

Meanwhile the minor is an orphan who is looked after by her aunty who is also a member of Salvation Army Chemachinda corps.

A reliable source said there are arrangement by the Ministry of Education to transfer the victim for her safety from pressure of church members.

"The minor is being threatened by church members at Chemachinda so we are trying hard to convince the Ministry in transferring her.

"Her guardians are members of Salvation who are also being victimized by their collegued in order to sweep the case under the carpet ," revealed the source.
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