Cleopas Mutava (49) from Chitsa Village under Chief Chitsa in Gutu allegedly bought a pair of shoes for a woman that he had been raping.
Mutava appeared before Shurugwi resident magistrate Sithabile Zungula facing charges of rape and was remanded in custody.
It is the state case that Mutava was staying at the complainant’s home as a herdboy since 2016. The complainant is mentally challenged and Mutava allegedly took advantage of that and engaged into sexual intercourse with her.
Mutava later bought blue shoes for her as a token of appreciation for the sex they had.
Bertha Bore prosecuted.