Another nine-year-old raped, pregnant

By Fungai Lupande |  4 months ago | top

Another nine-year-old girl from Kambira Village in Bindura Mashonaland Central province is reported to be six months pregnant, few days after another minor of the same age from Tsholotsho Matabeleland North Province gave birth in Bulawayo after being raped in sad developments that brings to the spotlight increasing cases of child abuse. 

In the latest case, the girl is alleged to have been sexually abused by two 17 year old boys who have since been arrested.

The pregnancy came to light after suspicious school authorities took the grade 3 girl to bindura hospital yesterday with consent from her mother. 

Tests revealed the child is in a breech position. 

A baby is breech when it is positioned feet or bottom first in the uterus.