Kudakwashe Bhasikiti Arrested For Rape

Crimes and Courts Rape

Former Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister Kudakwashe Bhasikiti has been arrested for rape.

Bhasikiti (60), a former ZANU PF Politburo member, is accused of raping a 12-year-old girl at an orphanage that he ran in Mwenezi.

He appeared before Mwenezi magistrate Faina Makumbe facing rape charges.

Police at Mwenezi police station arrested Bhasikiti after they received a tip-off about the alleged rape sometime this year.

Hardlife Machando  prosecuted.

Bhasikiti served as Minister of State from 2013 until his expulsion from Government and ZANU PF in December 2014.

The Herald