A man from Lower Gweru has appeared before Gweru Magistrate Beaulity Dube for allegedly raping his sister’s maid.
It is the State case that on August 15 2019 at around 5pm, Mlungisi Lungu residing at Lower Gweru visited his sister who resides in Mambo, Gweru.
After supper on the day in question, it is alleged that Mlungisi followed the complainant to her bedroom after the other family members had retired to bed.
Mlungisi opened the door which was not locked and proceeded to sleep on top of the complainant who was asleep before stripping her nake_d who screamed and tried to fight back but Mlungisi managed to close her mouth and rap_ed her once.
He told her not to tell anyone about the issue as no-one would believe her since she is a maid. The matter came to light when Mlungisi came back to ask to employ the complainant and move with her to Bulawayo.
The complainant overhead the conversation between Mlungisi and the husband of his sister and she decided to divulge the rap_e case leading to the arrest of the defendant.
Mlungisi was remanded in custody to September 2 pending further investigations.