Three teenagers in Zimbabwe allegedly lured a 7-year-old girl with a $5 note before overpowering her and proceeded to gang rape the powerless minor, iHarare reports.
The names of the teens were not disclosed for legal reasons, however, they are aged 18, 16, and 15.
The two teens (16 and 15) are on the run while the eldest has been arrested and brought before Kwekwe Magistrate Mrs. Sheryl Tembo facing rape charges.
A medical report presented in court showed that the juvenile has been â€˜facing multiple episodes of sexual assault.â€™
According toÂ The Chronicle, the State led by Ms. Yeukai Mugumba has it that, at a date not known to the State, but between September and October this year: the three teenagers were at their Old Flat in Westend Suburb in Kwekwe.
The complainant was playing with her friends when one of the accused called her into the flat and she consented.
One of the accused then told her to get into the bedroom and again she complied.
He then told her that he would give her a $5 note if she removed her clothes.
After she removed her clothes, the accused person went on to rape the juvenile.
After the heinous act, he then gave the juvenile the $5 he had promised in an attempt to buy her silence.
The other two boys would also reportedly take turns to rape the minor before releasing her.
This act is reported to have happened on several occasions from September to October.
However, the teens were busted after the victim told her father about the act. The father then reported the matter to Police Station.
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