In a disturbing case that has shocked the Waterfalls community, a popular Master of Ceremonies, known as MC Cephas, has been accused of raping and impregnating his 13-year-old neighbour. According to police spokesperson Inspector Luckmore Chakanza, the incident occurred last December when the victim went to MC Cephas’ house to look for a friend.
“The accused person told the complainant that her friend was inside and she should come in…Suddenly, the accused entered into the bedroom, locked the door and put the keys in his pocket and raped her once without protection,” Inspector Chakanza told H-Metro.
The victim did not disclose the incident to anyone until her mother noticed that she had missed her menstrual period in March. After the girl revealed what had happened, MC Cephas disappeared and remains on the run.
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The news of the incident has sparked outrage in the community, with parents and guardians being urged to closely monitor the behaviour of their children. Inspector Chakanza stressed the importance of reporting such incidents to the police on time to bring the culprits to book.
“This is a serious case, and we are doing everything in our power to bring the suspect to justice. We urge the public to assist with any information that may lead to the arrest of the accused person,” he said.
Following the incident, the victim was escorted to Sally Mugabe Central Hospital for medical examination. The police are investigating the case, and anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of MC Cephas is urged to come forward and help the police.
Inspector Luckmore Chakanza, Harare provincial police spokesperson: “Police are investigating a rape case involving a minor child who was raped and impregnated by her neighbor…This is a serious case, and we are doing everything in our power to bring the suspect to justice. We urge the public to assist with any information that may lead to the arrest of the accused person.”
This is a tragic incident that highlights the importance of ensuring the safety and protection of minors. The police and community must work together to ensure that those responsible for such heinous acts are brought to justice.