A 49-year-old Zimbabwean man shocked people aftre news emerged that he had s*x with his own step-daughter.
The man allegedly proposed love to his 15-year-old stepdaughter on Valentine’s Day before engaging in s*x with her. He was made to appear in court yesterday.
According to Chronicle, the man appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Victoria Mashamba facing charges of having s*x with a minor.
Prosecutor Mr Sebastian Mutizirwa alleged that on Valentine’s Day this year, at around 8pm, the man was accompanied by his stepdaughter to OK supermarket in Mufakose, Harare. They intended to buy meat and vegetables for supper.
It is alleged that the man drove in the direction of Mufakose Polyclinic and parked his vehicle. He allegedly proposed love to his teenage stepdaughter and she agreed.
They had consensual s*xual intercourse in the vehicle, it is alleged. However, the offence came to light when the teenager gave her friend a 50 cent coin.
The friend was questioned by her grandmother and she mentioned the complainant’s name.
When the complainant was called she denied the allegations.
Her friend later revealed that the money came from the complainant’s stepfather. On interrogation, she revealed that she had had s*x with her stepfather.
A report was made to the police leading to the man’s arrest.