A Kwekwe man committed suicide by hanging on Monday after allegedly raping his wife’s younger sister (5).
Midlands police spokesperson Inspector Joel Goko said yesterday: “I can confirm that we received a sudden death report which happened at Amaveni, Kwekwe and investigations are still in progress. Samson Machaya (60) had a misunderstanding with his wife over a case of rape of which Machaya was the accused.
Insp Goko said a search party found Machaya’s body hanging from a tree in a nearby bush on Monday.
A source who spoke to The Chronicle on condition of anonymity said: “Machaya who is a former Sable Chemicals employee raped his wife’s young sister aged five years old while she was away and later hanged himself because he feared going to jail.” chronicle