POLICE have warned residents against leaving female juveniles unattended or with strangers as that may put them at a risk of being sexually abused.
This follows a report that a 15-year-old girl was raped by her stepfather at a hideout in Bulawayo.
Bulawayo provincial police spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube confirmed the incident.
“Police in Bulawayo have arrested Shepherd Weal a male adult aged 32years for a rape case of a 15-year-old juvenile which occurred on the 10th of January 2021 at around 7AM.
“On the 10th of January 2021 at around 7AM hours, the informant left home going to Queenspark leaving her husband who is now the accused and the complainant at home,” said Inspector Ncube. 🔺