Court jails uncle, cousin 10 years each for gang-raping teenage maid

Two family members in Zimbabwe have been sentenced to a 10-year prison term each for gang-raping their teenage maid.

According to Zimnews, the rapists, aged 45 and 28, who are uncle and cousin respectively, were sentenced yesterday by a provincial magistrate Pathekile Msipa.

The court heard that the two took turns to rape the 18-year-old maid in August this year after the other family members had travelled out of town.

The complainant later opened up to a neighbour leading to the convicts’ arrest.

The Magistrate initially sentenced the duo to 13 years each but suspended three years on condition of good behaviour.

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