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Man arrested for allegedly having sexual intercourse with 15 years old

Man arrested for allegedly having sexual intercourse with 15 years old

Man arrested for allegedly having sexual intercourse with 15 years old

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Published: 11 November 2015

ZIMBABWE – A  man has been arrested for allegedly having sexual intercourse with a 15 year-old.

Tatenda Kawaza, 34, pleaded not guilty before Mbare magistrate Kudzai Zihove charged with having sexual intercourse with a minor.

Kawaza will be in court today for trial.

The court alleges that Kawaza had been having consensual sexual intercourse with the complainant since July 2014 to August this year.

The court heard it that the complainant eloped to Kawaza’s house on November 18 where she had been living till the day Kawaza was arrested.

The complainant’s guardian lodged a complaint with the police after she had been informed the complainant had been living with a man

In defence Kawaza says what he did was an act of being a good  Samaritan since the complainant had told him she had been chased away from home and had no place to live.

Rutendo Nyahondo appeared for the state.