Opposition Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDCA) Member of Parliament for Budiriro Costa Machingauta (46
) arrested for rape.
Machingauta was arrested last night on charges of rape.
A local news agency, Nehanda Radio revealed the news.
Machingauta is currently detained on DB 2416/21 at Harare Central Police Station charged with rape as defined in the Constitution Section 65 of the Criminal Law Codification and Reform Act chapter 9:23.
Machingauta is accused of raping a 26 year old woman (name withheld for safety reasons).
His case reference number is 298/04/21 and he is yet to appear in court.
More to follow…