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Rapist detains victim for 21 hours


GWERU — A 27-year-old Mvuma man has been arraigned before the courts facing kidnapping, rape and assault charges after he allegedly dragged a woman into a kitchen hut and raped her after threatening her with death.

Local magistrate Pathekhile Msipa was told that sometime this month, the accused Tafadzwa Macheka of Vanzil village in Mvuma, dragged the 21-year-old complainant into a neighbour’s kitchen hut.

Macheka allegedly threatened the woman with a knife before detaining her for 21 hours.

He assaulted the woman and threatened to kill her with a knife if she made any noise.

Macheka then raped the complainant four times before releasing her and she reported the matter to the police, leading to his arrest.

Justos Makwena prosecuted.

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