Following a 10-day trial at Northampton Crown Court, a 44-year-old man has been found guilty of 11 sexual offences against children.
Simba Masvaure, from Kingsfold, Bradville, Milton Keynes, was found guilty of sexual assault by penetration, attempted rape, and sexual activity with a child. The offences took place over a twelve-year period, in Northampton.
The jury delivered their verdict last Friday (June 11) and Masvaure was remanded in custody for sentencing on Friday, August 13.
In other news, iHarare reporated that a young teenage father has confessed to poisoning his two-month-old son with a pesticide following a heated argument with his wife.
19-year-old Brenton Dengwani Guri of Chawa Village under Chief Makoni made the shocking revelation during his trial for murder at the High Court in Mutare.
Guri who initially pleaded not guilty to the charge confessed to the crime following the presentation of the state’s case against him.
The young father committed the crime back in October 2019, following a heated dispute with his wife. Due to the domestic problems and the constant squabbling that he was having with his wife, Guri decided to take his life.
iHarare also reported that an Agritex officer attacked his wife and sprayed acid on her after he lost a maintenance case at the courts.
46-year-old Tavonga Mpofu from Cheshanga Ward, Mamombe Village under Chief Bvute was dragged to court by his wife 38-year-old Charity Kanyumba for failing to look after his three children.
On May 28, 2021, the court ruled against Mpofu and awarded his wife ZWL $12 000 per month as maintenance.
This decision did not go down well with Mpofu who decided to get back at his wife for taking him to court. Kanyumba is a teacher at Bvute Primary School.