MBERENGWA- Magistrate Charity Tonongera has remanded a Mberengwa man in custody to May 30, 2023, for molesting his nephew (10) on different occasions.
Elvis Shumba (56) of Chidoni Village, Chief Mataga, will now appear at Gweru Magistrate Courts facing indecent assault charges.
Circumstances are that Shumba and the boy stay at the same homestead, and he was caught molesting the minor by relatives sometime in May 2022.
A Police report was filed, and Shumba was arrested on May 13, 2023.
The boy revealed to his family members and the Police that Shumba had been sexually abusing him since 2021.
Prosecutor Ali Mutause told the court that Shumba once served a year jail term for indecent assault.