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Father up for raping daughter

Story by Fungai Jachi, Courts Reporter

A 41-year-old man from Epworth has appeared in court after allegedly raping his 13-year-old daughter for over two years.

It is alleged that the accused sexually abused the 13-year-old girl whenever they were left alone before threatening to kill her if she disclosed the matter.

Further allegations are that the accused also forced the teenager to take tablets after raping her.

The court heard that after enduring two years of abuse, the young girl opened- up to her mother who in turn confronted the accused before reporting the matter to the police.

The accused has been remanded in custody.

Meanwhile, in another case, a 23-year-old man is in trouble for allegedly sexually abusing a 12-year-old boy.

It is alleged that the accused and the complainant were sleeping in the same bed when the accused sodomised the boy.

Allegations are that the accused abused the boy for six consecutive days before he told his mother.

The accused has been remanded in custody.

In another court case, 39-year-old Shylet Kupfuwa is in trouble after allegedly terminating the pregnancy of a 15-year-old girl who was impregnated by her husband.

It is alleged that she forced the girl to take tablets to terminate the pregnancy.

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