A Harare man yesterday appeared in court for allegedly rɑp!ng his own sister at her matrim0nial home.
The accused aged 35 appeared before Harare regional Magistrate Mr Stanford Mambanje charged with rɑpǝ.
He was remanded in custody to June 5.
The State alleged that on May 25 at around 8 pm the complainant’s husband left the complainant at their matrim0nial house as he went to Stodart Complex to have some beers with his friends.
The complainant aged 33 then retired to bǝd with her two children aged five and six respectively.
She did not lock the door since her husband had gone out.
However, the court heard that at around 10 pm while she was fast ɑsleep, the complainant was awakened by the accused person on t0p of her while heavily pressing his elbow on the complainant’s eyes.
The accused person went on to rɑpǝ her once.
The complainant asked the accused why he was doing this to his blood sister but he did not reply instead he pulled up his trousers and went out of the house.
The complainant told her husband what had transpired and he advised her to file a police report.