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Step father rapes daughter

by Simbarashe Sithole
10 Jun 2023 at 08:50hrs | Views
A 35-YEAR-OLD Shamva man was sentenced to  18 years behind bars by a Bindura regional magistrate after he raped his  13-year-old step daughter twice without protection.

Takudzwa Russel Rupere will serve 16 years after the magistrate Amos Mbobo conditionally suspended two years.

Prosecutor Sheilla Kudzai Maribha told the court that on August 29 last year Rupere took advantage of the complainant's mother's absence and raped her after threatening to kill her.

The girl was bold enough to tell her mother but she did not take action.

Rupere raped her again on September 5 last year and made sure she does not go to school in fear of being exposed.

The victims sister came a week later and asked her why she was not going to school thay is when she divulged what had happened.

The sister escorted her to the police station leading to the arrest of Rupere.

Source - Byo24News