A woman has been arrested alongside her husband charged with assisting the man to rape a minor.
The woman who is standing trial at an Harare High Court, alongside her husband who is based in Botswana, was said to have stood guard as her husband raped the child.
They are being charged with rape and assault before Magistrate Tendai Mahwe, who has remanded them in custody till February 24, where judgement would be served.
The prosecutor, Sebastian Mutizirwa, told the court that the offence was discovered by the victim’s grandmother after she noticed that the girl’s genitals were bruised an was discharging yellowish fluids from her private parts.
The victim opened up on the assault upon interrogation and the matter was reported to the police where a medical examination was also conducted on the girl and it emerged that she had bee defiled.