Chris Brown: US singer arrested in Paris on suspicion of rape

Chris Brown: US singer arrested in Paris on suspicion of rape 1

US singer Chris Brown has been arrested in Paris on suspicion of rape, French police say. By BBC News. Link: A 24-year-old woman alleges that the star assaulted her in a hotel suite in the city earlier this month. She reportedly told police that the pair met at a nightclub in central Paris, close to the Champs-Elysées, before they returned to the hotel. The singer, 29, is yet to comment on the allegation. French police are investigating the woman’s complaint. Two other men, identified by French media as Brown’s…

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Las Vegas police request DNA sample following rape allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo: Las Vegas police request DNA sample following rape allegations 3

Police in Las Vegas have issued a warrant for a DNA sample from Cristiano Ronaldo as part of their investigation into the rape allegations made against the Juventus forward. Cristiano Ronaldo The 33-year-old’s lawyer, Peter S. Christiansen, told BBC Sport it was a “very standard request”. The Wall Street Journal says the warrant was recently sent to the court system in Italy. Ronaldo denies assaulting Kathryn Mayorga at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009. Related Articles “Mr Ronaldo has always maintained, as he does today, that what occurred in Las…

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Man jailed 4 years for incest

Man jailed 4 years for incest 4

By Shamiso Dzingire A man who impregnated his 18-year-old niece before his wife took her to a traditional healer to terminate the pregnancy has been jailed for four years. File picture of Harare Magistrates Court James Chihuri, 51, of Seke, was initially charged with rape when he appeared before Harare Regional magistrate Thembe Kuwanda. He was, however, convicted of incest after he admitted to sleeping with the complainant saying it was consensual. Related Articles Chihuri will serve an effective three years in jail after Kuwanda suspended 12 months for five…

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Alex Hepburn: Rape trial told of cricketer’s phone ‘game’

Alex Hepburn: Rape trial told of cricketer’s phone ‘game’ 5

A county cricket player raped a sleeping woman after setting up a sexual conquest “game” with friends on WhatsApp, a court heard. Alex Hepburn denies two charges of rape Worcestershire all-rounder Alex Hepburn allegedly attacked the woman after she had consensual sex with his team-mate Joe Clarke after a night out. Worcester Crown Court heard she had woken up to find Australian-born Mr Hepburn performing a sex act on her. The 23-year-old, of Portland Street, Worcester, denies two counts of rape. Related Articles Mr Hepburn claims the alleged victim was…

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Man (22) ‘rapes’ neighbour granny (88)

Man (22) ‘rapes’ neighbour granny (88) 6

By Sukulwenkosi Dube-Matutu A 22 year old Gwanda man has been arrested for raping his 88-year-old neighbour after he unlawfully gained entry into her bedroom hut in the middle of the night while she was asleep. Trust Ncube of Kafusi Village was not asked to plead when he appeared briefly before Gwanda magistrate, Mrs Nomagugu Sibanda facing charges of unlawful entry and rape. He was remanded in custody to January 17. Prosecuting, Miss Ethel Mahachi said Ncube raped the old woman who stays alone on Wednesday at around 4AM. “Ncube…

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Cops hunt for ‘sadistic’ man

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By Shamiso Dzingire Police have launched an extensive manhunt for a Harare man who stands accused of causing the deaths of five children after he sickeningly burnt down the home of the family of a 12-year-old girl that he is said to have raped earlier. This comes after Steven Manjovha, 35, of Budiriro high density suburb, vanished without trace after recently being granted bail by the High Court. Manjovha — who is facing five counts of murder, two for attempted murder, and a charge of rape — allegedly went berserk on…

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Trio ‘rapes’ neighbour after drinking spree

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On Dec 28, 2018 16,755 0 By Michelle Gwizi Three men from Manningdale suburb in Bulawayo allegedly raped their 27-year-old neighbour who had gone with them for a beer drink at a local shebeen where they also smoked dagga. File picture of a Shebeen Two of the suspects, one aged 19 and the other one aged 20 have since been arrested. Their accomplice, whose age was not given, is still at large. Those arrested were not asked to plead to rape charges when they appeared before Bulawayo magistrate Ms Adelaide…

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Man breaks into neighbour’s house, ‘rapes’ daughter (15)

Man breaks into neighbour’s house, ‘rapes’ daughter (15) 9

By Mashudu Netsianda A Bulawayo man allegedly broke into his neighbour’s house during their absence and raped their 15-year-old daughter who was sleeping in her bedroom before robbing her of $10 at knifepoint. This emerged when Artwell Sibanda (21) of Cowdray Park suburb approached the High Court seeking bail pending trial. Sibanda, who was armed with a torch and knife, allegedly broke one of the window panes and used an iron bar to destroy burglar bars to gain entry into the victim’s bedroom. He allegedly raped the girl in the…

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Man jailed 16yrs for rape, theft


On Dec 21, 2018 9,088 By Nokutenda Chiyangwa A 35-year-old man has been sentenced 20 years in prison for rape and theft of property. Reginald Baisai will however, serve 16 years after Harare magistrate Ms Gloria Takundwa conditionally suspended four years. Ms Takundwa said the State had managed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that Baisai was guilty of the offence. “Though the accused (Baisai) had pleaded not guilty to both charges, it has been proven that he did commit the crimes. “The complainant made a prompt report which enhanced the…

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18 years for raping mentally-ill sister

By Shamiso Dzingire A 22-YEAR-OLD married man has been sentenced to an effective 12 years in jail after he was convicted of raping his mentally challenged juvenile sister. At the time of committing the offence in 2015, the man — who cannot be named to protect the identity of the victim — was aged 19 and the girl was 11 years old. Harare regional magistrate Themba Kuwanda sentenced him to 18 years and suspended six years of the sentence for five years on condition he does not commit any offence of…

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