Evil Spirits Defense Shattered: Bulawayo Man Gets 40 Years for Molesting His 13-year-old Daughter[Image Credit: Steam]

Evil Spirits Defense Shattered: Bulawayo Man Gets 40 Years for Molesting 13-year-old Daughter

A 47-year-old man from Bulawayo was sentenced to 40 years in jail for molesting his 13-year-old daughter claiming to be possessed with evil spirits.

Details of the Assaults

The first assault occurred last year on the 23rd of October around 7 p.m., while the wife was busy preparing dinner. The man called his 13-year-old daughter into his bedroom and committed the sickening act.

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A week later, on October 31, when the victim’s mother had left to gather firewood, the man called the minor into his bedroom again and molested her for the second time.

Justice Served with 40-Year Sentence

The perpetrator appeared before Bulawayo regional magistrate Joseph Mabeza. He was slapped with a 40-year jail term on two counts of rape.

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Magistrate Highlights Devastating Consequences

During the sentencing, Magistrate Mabeza emphasized the severe consequences of the man’s actions. He declared him a danger to society due to his heartless sexual attacks on his own daughter. The magistrate strongly condemned the man’s abhorrent behavior, stating that such vile men must be sent to jail for rehabilitation.

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Testimony Reveals Fear and Trauma

The wife of the perpetrator testified in court, revealing the fear she and her child lived with. She cited that her husband threatened to harm them if they dared to disclose the incidents.

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After the traumatic experiences, the brave girl confided to a church elder, who advised her to report the matter to the police, leading to her father’s subsequent arrest.