19-Year-Old Sentenced To Prison For Impregnating His 16-Year-Old Sister

19-Year-Old Sentenced To Prison For Impregnating His 16-Year-Old Sister

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A boy aged 19 years old has had a sexual relationship with his 16-year-old sister and they have a baby to show for the abominable act of incest.

The two randy teenagers have been arrested for engaging in a sacrilegious affair which is against the law of the land in Zimbabwe.

They were dragged before Zishavane Resident Magistrate Story Rushambwa last week where they  convicted and sentenced, according to reports.

The pair were arrested for breaching C/S 75 (2) (d) of Criminal Law Codification and Reform Act Chapter 9:23 (sexual Intercourse within a prohibited degree of relationship).

The boy identified as Knowledge Mavhika had in March 2014 professed to love his sister whose name was withheld for legal reasons and she accepted.

The duo entered into a serious relationship and had sex multiple times in the same month and in April, the girl got pregnant.

The ‘couple’s’ inquisitive grandma, Rumbidzai Ganyani sought to know who was responsible for the pregnancy and received a rude shock when she learnt it was her own brother.

Police operatives arrested the pair after the matter was reported to them.

The boy was found guilty after medical examination proved that the girl was actually one month gone into the pregnancy.

He was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment of which six months were suspended for five years on condition he does not commit a similar offence.

The other six months were suspended on condition that he performs 210 hours of community service.

On her own part, the pregnant teenager received a sentence of five months imprisonment while the whole part was suspended for three years on condition she does not commit a similar offence.


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