Woman Raped for ‘Saying No’ to proposal

A Zimbabwean man was arrested recently for raping a woman who had turned down his Love, www.myzimbabwe.co.zw report.
Tinashe Gono, 28 was arrested after the victim was helped by witnesses to identify her attacker and he appeared before Zvishavane magistrate Shepherd Mjanja.
In full view of people, he allegedly dragged the complainant into his car and drove off to a secluded place where he forcibly had se x with her once.
The court heard that on 23 December around 4pm at Todali shops, Maglas in Zvishavane, the accused called the complainant to his car and started proposing Iove to her.
The woman turned him down and as she was moving away from him, Gono pulled her into his Funcargo vehicle number plate ATD 8457 and locked the doors before driving off.
He parked the car a few metres away from the shops and forcibly had interc0urse with the complainant once without protection.
After releasing her, the complainant swiftly reported the matter to police and with the help of witnesses, Gono was arrested.
A medical report was produced in court as exhibit and the victim and witnesses positively identified Gono during a police identification parade.
He was not asked to plead and was remanded in custody to 18 January.-


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