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Crime & Courts

Maid Nabbed For Raping Minor Boy (10)


By Shorai Murwira

A woman in Bulawayo was arrested after she was caught in action, sexually abusing a 10 -year- old boy.

The accused who aged 21, (name held for protecting the victim) from Bradfield suburb lured her employer’s son, who is doing Grade Four at a local private school, and had sexual intercourse with him in his bedroom.

Allegations are that, the act happened on 20 February 2021, at around 9pm and the accused was playing with the boy in his bedroom while other children were playing in another room.

She seized the opportunity to sexually groom the boy.

She switched off the light and pulled his trousers down and also undressed in the process before she lay on the bed and told the boy to come on top of her.

It is also said that the mother of the boy entered the room while the accused person was tutoring the boy to do the sexual act.

The mother of the victim later reported the matter to the police leading the arrest of the woman.

The accused person has appeared before Bulawayo magistrate Shephered Mjanja and was remanded in custody to 26 April 2021.

Robert Tapfumaneyi