Zimpapers Journalist Robert Mukondiwa Granted $2 000 Bail


 Zimpapers Journalist Robert Mukondiwa Granted Bail
Robert Mukondiwa (Image Credit: Twitter)

Zimpapers Journalist Robert Mukondiwa Granted $2 000 Bail

ZIMPAPERS Television Network presenter Robert Mukondiwa who made headlines recently after he was arrested for sexually abusing an orphaned schoolboy was on Tuesday granted $2 000 bail by High Court judge Webster Chinamhora.

Mukondiwa is facing is a charge of sodomy after he allegedly sexually assaulted an orphaned schoolboy who had visited his home for assistance with some school fees.

New Zimbabwe reports that reasons for granting of bail were not immediately available as only the operative part of the ruling was read in court.

The State alleges that the victim is a student at Allan Wilson High School in Harare.

On March 2 this year, the student went to Mukondiwa’s place in Harare’s Avenues area.

Allegations are that the boy wanted assistance to get in touch with one Tsungai Mitasa who is outside the country and had promised to pay his fees.

The court heard the boy found Mukondiwa watching gay movies and was offered wine by Mukondiwa but refused.

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They later went to a shebeen where the boy was given Castle Lite beer and they continued drinking until around 2300hrs when they returned home.

The boy was allegedly shown a room in which to sleep and went to bed with all his clothes on but Mukondiwa allegedly stripped naked and joined the boy whom he asked why he was sleeping while dressed.

The State further alleges that  Mukondiwa then started touching the boy and went on to sodomize him. He only stopped when the boy screamed.

Mukondiwa is further said to have pleaded with the victim not to tell anyone and went on to give him US$20 the following morning.

The matter was reported on March 17 leading to Mukondiwa’s arrest.

Magistrate Barbara Mateko on his first court appearance presided over the matter when Mukondiwa initially appeared at Rotten Row Magistrates’ Court. The matter was remanded to April 12 for his routine remand.


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