A 34-YEAR-OLD Honde Valley man, in Mutasa district, was on Wednesday sentenced to three months in prison for having sexual intercourse with a goat.
BY STAFF REPORTER
Tonderai Marombedza pleaded guilty to charges of bestiality as defined in section 74 of the Criminal Law Codification and Reform Act chapter 9,23 when he appeared before Nyanga magistrate Ignitio Mhene.
He was ordered to pay $100 for the offence or spend three months behind bars. A further three months were suspended on condition he would not commit a similar offence in the next three years.
Charges against the accused are that on March 10 in Sagambe Village, the complainant went to tie her goats at a nearby grazing area and went back home to do other chores.
In the afternoon, some villagers, who were on their way to Sagambe shopping centre heard an abnormal noise coming from the grazing area. They went to investigate and caught the accused having intercourse with a goat.
They moved in to nab the accused whom they took to police.
Kelvin Mufute appeared for the State.