Wednesday, 25 March 2015

LAKE ZONE: Man gets 60yrs for rape of duo

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Twald Salum

A resident of Old Misungwi Village in Misungwi District, Mwanza Region, Manota Doto, 45, has been sentenced to 60 years in jail as well as receiving six strokes of cane over two rape charges.

The man was given the punishment by the Misungwi District Court on Monday after it found him guilty of raping a 40-year-old widow as well as defiling her 15-year-old daughter (their names withheld) on the same day.

Reading charges at the court, the prosecution led by Assistant Inspector of Police Doroth Mgenyi alleged that the defendant committed the offense on April 8, last year, at Masawe Village.

It further told the court that on the fateful day, the accused man raided the complainant’s home at 8 pm raped the woman and defiled her daughter after he threatened to kill them if they cried out for help.

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