Zimbabwean man sent to 33 years in prison for rape


A  Zimbabwean man who is 24 years of age has been sentenced to 33 years in prison for defiling his 3-year-old niece, and in the process infected her with HIV.

Reports says that the man has been staying in the same house with his biological sister and her children. He claimed to have raped his niece several times between March and April this year. The incident happened each time his sister wasn't around.

He will sneak into her room at night on several occasions too and defile her. The 9-year-old shared  room with her younger sisters.

The truth was later revealed, after the 9-year-old girl refused to sleep in her room.

She was interrogated by her mum and she told her that her uncle has been defiling her for some time now.

The case was then taken to the police and they had to go for medical tests. During the course of the tests, it was discovered that she had been infected with HIV.

When arraigned before  Magistrate court, the uncle was charged with two counts.

1. Raping his niece 

2. Deliberately infecting his niece with HIV.

The uncle denied all charges and after thorough investigations, it was gotten that he was truly guilty of the crime.

The Magistrate sent him to 33 years in prison.

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