Man incourt for sexual relations with minor

Patience Nyagato

Cases of Statutory rape are on the increase, with three men appearing in court this Monday for allegedly having sexual relationships with minors.

20-year-old Blessing Zaraunye appeared in court this Monday for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl.

Zaraunye is accused of being intimate with the minor on several occasions after the girl visited her aunt for holidays.

He will be back in court on the 18th of next month after being remanded in custody.

Still at the courts, 26-year-old Tinotenda Andreya and Shephard Bhasvi aged 58 have been remanded in custody after appearing in court for allegedly having sexual relationships with minors aged 14 and 15.

The duo that is charged separately, will be back in court next month for routine remand.