Man sentenced to 20 years for raping wife’s younger sister .

Written by on October 6, 2023

Emelda Jinya


37-year-old Collen Ncube man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for raping his wife’s younger sister.

Ncube appeared before Bulawayo Magistrate Joseph Mabeza where he pleaded guilty to the rape charges.

The court heard that Ncube raped the complainant at his work place, on 29th of July 2023 after she went there after school to ask for busfair.

The court also heard that the plaintiff, in fear, did not tell her sister, but instead told her aunt who resides in South Africa, who then informed her sister.

The matter was reported to the police 10 days after the incident happened.

Upon doing medical examination she was found pregnant.

The Magistrate said the accused acted unlawfully and therefore sentenced Ncube to 20-years in jail.


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