17 YEAR OLD HAS BEEN REMANDED
Written by carol phiri on November 29, 2018
A Zvishavane boy has been remanded in custody to 5 December after appearing before the Zvishavane Magistrate Shepherd Munjanja facing charges of Indecent assault as defined in section 67 of the Criminal Law Codification and Reform Act.
It was in the state’s case that on November 11 2018 the 17 year old boy caressed the private parts of a 14 year old Boromokwa primary school grade 7 girl who had visited his aunt’s home. It was also the state’s case that he was caught in the act by his aunt who then reported the case to the police.
Magistrate Munjanja remanded the boy in custody to the 5 of December after the boy’s brother refused to keep him in his custody claiming he is an elusive gold panner who can disappear at any time.
The state was presented by prosecutor Tinashe Maponda.