A 32-year-old man (identify withheld) has been dragged to courtroom after making an attempt to rape a lady in Gwanda, Zimbabwe.
The suspected rapist who appeared earlier than a Gwanda Justice of the Peace, insisted on explaining and justifying why he had tried to rape his neighbour. He alleged that he carried out the rape as revenge as a result of his neighbours have been bewitching him.
In response to the suspect, his neighbours use charms to make him sleep with the complainant at night time to complement themselves.
“Your Worship I want to clarify my scenario. The complainant’s household makes use of goblins to make me sleep with the complainant at night time in an effort to achieve riches.
“This has been occurring for some time now. I, due to this fact, wished to have my revenge and that’s why I did what I did.”
Nevertheless testifying in courtroom, the prosecution mentioned the person practically raped the girl however couldn’t attributable to untimely ejaculation. After the failed rape try on August 21, the accused individual reportedly warned the girl to not expose what had occurred.
The Chronicle reported that the sufferer disregarded the warning and reported him to the police. The prosecution mentioned;
“On 21 August at round 9 AM the complainant was on her solution to Sibangani Village within the firm of her youthful sister when the accused adopted them with out them noticing. He approached the complainant from behind and grabbed her arms. The complainant’s youthful sister ran away and left them behind.
“The accused individual dragged the complainant right into a bush the place he forcibly eliminated her garments. The complainant screamed for assist however nobody heard her as they have been removed from homesteads. The accused individual went on to fondle the complainant. He then ejaculated earlier than raping the complainant.”
Justice of the Peace Nyathi remanded him in custody until September 8.