Heartbreaking: ECD pupil (4) abducted, rɑped and almost killed for ritual purposes


Police in Mutoko have arrested two men who are accused of kidnapping and rɑping a four-year-old girl that they wanted to kill for ritual purposes.

According to reports, Pedo Samu (52) and Godfrey Gatsi (38) allegedly kidnapped the little girl on June 22, 2023, at Hurumutumbu Business Centre in Mutoko. The incident has been confirmed by the police on their official Twitter handle.

The police revealed that Pedo Samu allegedly confessed that he intended to kill the victim for ritual purposes after being promised US$1 500.00 by Godfrey Gatsi. Investigations by the police have established that the victim was ƨǝxuɑlly abused. The victim is said to be an Early Childhood Development (ECD) pupil who was abducted on her way home from school.

The incident has sparked outrage on social media, with many people calling for justice for the little girl. The police have assured the public that they are doing everything in their power to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to justice. The two suspects are currently in police custody and are expected to appear in court soon. The case has once again highlighted the issue of ritual killings, which has become a major concern in some parts of Zimbabwe.

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