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Rapist jailed 17 years

by Simbarashe Sithole
09 Apr 2022 at 21:04hrs | Views
A Concession man who raped a 10 year old girl at a banana plantation will curse the day he committed the crime as it earned him 17 years behind bars.

Japhet Eriya (38) of Chibara, farm Concession was sentenced to 17 years in prison by Bindura Regional  magistrate  Estere Chivasa.

Prosecutor Tracy Dube told the court that on September 14 the complainant was sent by her mother to Eriya's house to collect maize meal around 1600hours.

Eriya gave her the maize meal and told her that he wanted to escort  her but along the way he diverted the route and took her to a secluded location in a banana plantation  and raped her.

Upon her arrival  at home she told her mother what had transpired and a police report was filed leading  to the arrest of  Eriya.

Source - Byo24News