A MAN from Binga allegedly raped his wife's younger sister (12) and tried to buy her silence with a pen.
Miseva Mudenda (32) of Lubu area under Chief Binga allegedly left his wife during the night and proceeded to his father-in-law's homestead where he sneaked into the Grade 7 pupil's blankets.
Binga resident magistrate Ms Ailenne Munamati did not ask Mudenda to plead as she remanded him in custody to June 27.
She advised him to apply for bail at the High court.
|Man (32) rapes sister in-law (12), buys her silence with pen|
He allegedly slipped into the complainant's blankets, raped her once before soliciting for her silence with a new ball point pen.
The victim revealed the matter to her father who made a report at Kariangwe police base.
Police arrested Mudenda two days later while the girl was taken to Binga Hospital for medical examination. Bruce Maphosa appeared for the State.