A 29-year-old maid from Cowdray Park, Bulawayo arrested on allegations of raping her employer’s 14 year old son when they were home alone.
According to local police, sometime in September at around 1 pm, the victim was alone in a store room when the accused person opened the door, came inside and locked the door.
She is alleged to have then grabbed the minor, forcibly removed his shirt and trousers and forced him to have sexual intercourse with her once without protection.
After the act, the accused person told the minor not to tell anyone about the matter. Acting Bulawayo police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Nomalanga Msebele said the matter came to light after the father observed unusual behavior on the boy.
“The matter came to light on 6 November when the boy’s father noticed some change in behavior of his child. He then asked his child what was bothering him and the boy narrated the ordeal a report was made to the police leading to the arrest of the accused person. We urge teenagers and youths not to fear to report such cases and find people to confide to.” said Asssitant Inspector Msebele