Police officer allegedly rapes fellow cop’s wife

KWEKWE — Police Constable Robert Dzonge is in trouble over allegations of raping his colleague’s wife on April Fool’s Day in Redcliff this year.


Dzonge, who appeared before a police disciplinary hearing last Thursday, is being charged with breaching the Police Act by “Acting in an unbecoming or disorderly manner or in any manner prejudicial to good order or discipline or reasonably likely to bring discredit to the police”.

According to an internal charge sheet seen by NewsDay, Dzonge, who is currently stationed at ZRP Beitbridge Canine, is alleged to have forced himself on the wife of his fellow police officer in a bush near Nhamo Bridge in Rutendo, Redcliff, on April 1. Besides the internal disciplinary hearing, Dzonge is also facing a criminal rape charge in court.

Dzonge is accused of waylaying his victim who was on her way to Rutendo suburb using a path through a bushy area and forcibly had sex with her.

“The accused forcibly pulled up the complainants skirt and pulled down her skin tight and pant. He then had sexual intercourse with his victim without her consent,” the charge sheet read in part.

Dzonge then promised to send his victim R200 the following day through Ecocash once he was back at his base in Beitbridge.

According to the charge sheet, Dzonge’s victim did not proceed to Rutendo suburb, but instead went back home to her husband.

“Upon arrival at home complainant was asked by husband as to what had happened to her since an unknown caller had already informed him that the accused had dragged her into a bush,” reads the charge sheet. A rape case was then reported to the police.

Dzonge’s lawyer Caroline Mugabe confirmed that she and her client had appeared before the police disciplinary committee.

“It is true my client is facing the said charges and appeared before a disciplinary committee suffice to say he denies the allegations leveled against him. I will not say much,” she said.

The matter is expected to continue today with Dzonge presenting his defence.

52 Responses to Police officer allegedly rapes fellow cop’s wife

  1. joseph May 29, 2013 at 10:39 am #

    Disgasting indeed law ha to play its part!

    • kedo May 30, 2013 at 8:17 am #

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  2. rmunemo May 29, 2013 at 10:56 am #

    wakazoregerei kuisa mari paeco cash chopaz ? chiona manji waapashinyaz imi manga muchizivana zvenyu

  3. G.U.RU May 29, 2013 at 10:58 am #

    What timing!! April Fool’s Day? Not funny.

  4. Asylum May 29, 2013 at 11:20 am #

    No rape here. These pple were in love but the fact that someone 4ned the woman’s husband, the woman had no option but 2 tell her husband who already new that è two had sexual intercourse. Of course the woman fears divorce if she tells her hubby that they were in love.

    • Onefoolzday May 29, 2013 at 12:51 pm #

      Kana neni ndaibata kuti vanhu ava vaizivana. Its only that someone caught them and now she wants to make a big story about it.

    • General Pancho Villa May 29, 2013 at 5:45 pm #

      I am sure you’re not an Asylum Seeker, but Truth Seeker nokuti wataura chokwadi apa.

    • nevers May 30, 2013 at 7:56 am #

      There’s no rape here. The two consented to have sexual intercourse only somebody witnessed the act and reported it to the husband. The wife feared divorce and just thought to sacrifice the boyfriend.

  5. democrat May 29, 2013 at 11:23 am #

    batai munhu! rogue police man!

  6. jcbuns May 29, 2013 at 11:43 am #


  7. Nkala Shut Up May 29, 2013 at 11:44 am #

    Nyoro futi

    • mancunianpride May 29, 2013 at 4:33 pm #


  8. tsikamutanda May 29, 2013 at 11:52 am #

    1,the victim dd not procee to his intended destination after sex and went home to wait for the hubby to ask wat had happened not her telling him,2 she never screamed b4,during and after sex.wat was the 200 rands for?muchinda honour wat yu promised this woman or else yu rot in jail for wat yu both agreed to,to the woman i say munodhura imi,short time ma3 dollars cash and 5 kana chava chikwereti ko imi maprice enyu munomatorepi?hapana rape apa

  9. Mutirowafanza May 29, 2013 at 11:57 am #

    Skintight hayisinyore kubvisa nyangwe matenderana. Saka yamai ava yakabviswa sei?

  10. Coolhead May 29, 2013 at 12:00 pm #

    So the husband of the victim discovered through an unknown caller that his wife had been raped.Upon arrival from the rape experience ,the wife did not volunteer the information , but had to be asked by the husband who was already in the know.It is probable the the wife anticipated the R200.Who is the complainant here, wife or husband?It seems to me that this was an exposed consensual sex.The competent courts will do their job and the unfortunate one will be charged with rape and lose employment.But deep down his heat, the husband knows that he has used brutal tricks to get at this adulterer.Deep down in her heart, this wife knows the truth.This brutal lie will not save her marriage and reputation.

    • Asylum May 29, 2013 at 3:33 pm #

      Coolhead wataura dama, but l dont see this man being convicted kumagistrates’ court. But l know that after a trial by a board of Senior officers ,he will b cönvicted 4 bringing the name of the force into disrepute.

  11. Dr Nyaas May 29, 2013 at 12:20 pm #

    Aiwa chokwadi ndechekuti vaviri ava vaizivana 200R yanga yava yeizve kana mkadzi achiti akarepwa. Vese vane mhosva. Batai Vanhuuu

  12. Chipopopo chabhoro redhongi May 29, 2013 at 12:20 pm #

    Thre is norape here ,ths two had agreed why she didn’t screem?is it easy to remove a woman ‘s skin tight and her skirt and then rape her?if she is a 5 years child then she waz raped and if she is a woman according 2 story facts then lets get ths staight no rape but the officer is mow a victim of rape fabrication and he is likely to spend his last miserable days in jail:warning:ppliz stay away from somebody ‘s wife ,why someone’s wife taking into consideration that there are so many single ladies all over the country vari kutofa nechikara.stay away from someone ‘s wife i reapeat

    • xyz May 30, 2013 at 6:31 am #

      If it was really rape she would have screamed for help and this unkown caller who later called her husband would have come to her rescue , this woman was probably having an affair with this guy

  13. matimadi May 29, 2013 at 12:22 pm #

    vaito gara vachikwirana vanhu ava skin tight inobviswa chirudzii munhu kana asingade sex, tinavoo vakadzi vanodzipfeka muridzi wemukadzi changamuka iwe wakatora snooker ukaisa mumba mako vatambi vakaiteera dnt cry idzorere kwainokodzera kugara

  14. justrimo May 29, 2013 at 12:23 pm #

    ah ma 1

  15. My Word May 29, 2013 at 12:25 pm #

    I share the sentiments that this may not have been a real rape case!!!. The juno did well to write “allegedly” Varume gutsai vakadzi mubonde!!!!

  16. Critical Analyst May 29, 2013 at 12:27 pm #

    Mukadzi ane zvaasiri kutaura uyu. Pant plus skin tyt ichibviswa iye akangopfavirira? Mmm hameno, lesson to the man here: NEVER TOUCH ANOTHER MAN’S WIFE! Zvine makuva pasi izvi, there’s no other way..

  17. Musviri May 29, 2013 at 12:31 pm #

    Haiwawo; vanhu vakawirirana ava asi pane zvisina kuzofamba mushe. Rape papi ipapa? Otherwise mother ndivo vakatoronga dhiri rekuti vanokwirwa musango.

  18. Chingara May 29, 2013 at 12:43 pm #

    Ava vawiri wakadanana kare kare. Akafumura gure rese ndiye akaita makuhwa nephone. The husband is a fool to believe that stupid rape story. Of course the husband has to try and hide the shame of another police church mouse bedding his wench. But the offending policeman ari ku Beit Bridge kumafuro manyoro. He was to send $200 by ecocash. Who do you think gave him the phone numbers?

  19. Tsono May 29, 2013 at 12:47 pm #

    The complainant and her husband should be arrested for extortion.They have aagrred to manufacture a story of two people who were in love when the husband had divorced her so called wife.The husbanda was paid 2000.00 rands as compansation.On realising that he could make more money he went on to demand a truck which the accused refused.Police need to get to the botton of this matter to avoid miscarriage of justice.

  20. Phunyukabemphethe May 29, 2013 at 12:55 pm #

    Gukurahundi and the 1979 Shona Gukurahundi ZANU PF Satanic Verses should be included in Zimbabwe’s history books.

    They want this Gukurahundis buried in the name of keeping the peace and their Gukurahundi Unity –so they can continue with their one sided history books so as to create the impression of them being the only victims in Africa, and everyone else as evil – hell no!!!

    • Chironga May 29, 2013 at 12:58 pm #

      no one submits to yo gabbage of tribalism s***t

      • Phunyukabemphethe May 29, 2013 at 2:17 pm #


  21. cde zvombo zveHondo May 29, 2013 at 1:03 pm #

    kana isu tajaira kuvhura ma virgin chinhu chinodzi skin tyt haisi yekutamba nayo kwakuzoti bhurugwa hameno!! isu tombosangana nawo wanenge wane ma skin tyt l end up ndatozoisa nepa side pebhurugwa.maje awa kuto bviswa woiswa pasina bot so plus musango’the next thing otosvika kumba .akanyarara murume otozo ona ma sperm akuda kusvirawo aaa pari tricky

  22. Bhidzambi May 29, 2013 at 1:04 pm #


  23. ndabaningi May 29, 2013 at 2:48 pm #

    shes lying wazekwa, akakwirwa akanakirwa

  24. Chief May 29, 2013 at 3:12 pm #

    She was not even going to Rutendo suburb as she said, this was a planned meeting. Vakadanana kare vanhu ava. The acused angoita munyamawo asi munhu ngaabatwe because anorara nemukadzi wemunhu anofanira kuona moto sana Munya. kudanana kana kubata chibharo zvese ma1 anopinza patight.

  25. tomo May 29, 2013 at 3:14 pm #

    the woman shud’v gone 2 the police station straight away as she stl hd semen/sperm evidence dat she hd been raped. its mentioned she ws ‘promised’ R200, it does tel us smthn bt maths dzese musango neakanga akadongorera aitodawo

  26. Beremauro. May 29, 2013 at 3:35 pm #

    Vaizivana vaviri,mukadzi should say the truth.

  27. dungas May 29, 2013 at 3:43 pm #

    amazing, why drage the unfortunate cst to court when this is purely a case of infidelity.

  28. tisu May 29, 2013 at 3:48 pm #

    bata vanhu

  29. hanley May 29, 2013 at 4:55 pm #

    number dzefon dzamai ava akadziwanepi

  30. nxa May 29, 2013 at 5:48 pm #

    if i may ask , where was the person who saw this woman being dragged and y didint that person helped the victim , too many skeletons on this issue

  31. abel Dzingai May 29, 2013 at 6:08 pm #

    ukaona mukadzi achikwirwa zasi kwatota anakirwa

  32. small house May 29, 2013 at 7:19 pm #

    mai vakaona kuti workmate yababa ine zianaconda apa mumba baba vane kadikidiki kanosvosva moyo kachisiya washatirwa vakati regai ndinozvikwigwirwa zvangu

  33. Diibulaanyika May 29, 2013 at 8:07 pm #

    Skirt ,not torn, skintity not torn underpant not torn bra not torn no bruises on her body nothing that shows she tried to resist the rapist as any rape victim would do. This was a planned bonking.

  34. kule May 29, 2013 at 8:15 pm #


  35. famous May 29, 2013 at 9:58 pm #

    That is what these so called mugabe police officers and soldiers are capiable of.they are not there to to protect citzens ,but to rape ,robby and kill.

  36. sean Nkhono May 30, 2013 at 12:40 am #

    Akasvirwa aidawo nyoro akanakirwa!!!!!!!!!

  37. maizere manhabu May 30, 2013 at 3:29 am #

    Amai ava ndivo vakatoita anonymous call vaona kuti vaonekwa. Rapist ai’sender’ mari yavainge vasina kutaurirana?

  38. dhllams May 30, 2013 at 6:15 am #

    sisi u have everything to lose waendeasa uyu kujeri bt murume anokuramba caz deep down in his heart he suspects that u were lovers.he will never trust u again.u are killing this for ur marriage bt it will never workout.siya mwana wevanhu wawaidanana naye uyo

  39. dhllams May 30, 2013 at 6:22 am #

    @phunyu ur information is good but on this story its lost @editor tinokumbirisa mubvise macomment akaita seana phunyu aya they dont help this women.insteady its just a secondary skool history lesson

  40. kizito May 30, 2013 at 8:04 am #

    tapedza kutaura here varume, tochipa hedu mutongo wacho. Complainant ariye asina kusvirwa ngawithdrowe case yake kucourt ogarapasi nemukwiri uyu oripwa kusvirirwa mukadzi then handover aimbowe mukadzi wake kune musviristi uyu yapera nyaya

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