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Father rapes mentally challenged son to cure his illness

12 May 2016, 11:07

Abuja - A father has been arrested on a charge of rape after it was alleged that he had slept with his mentally challenged son in order to "cure" his illness.

According to a World Wide Weird News report, the suspect, identified only as Mashudu, was arrested after neighbors beat him up for allegedly raping his 21-year-old son, Zwanga.

Also read: Ebonyi man arrested for defiling 10 year old boy

Neighbors are reported to have burned down the man's house in protest of his actions, while driving him out of his Zimbabwean village.

Zwanga revealed to police officials that his father had been raping him ever since the death of his mother.

During questioning, Mashudu is alleged to have told police that he raped his son as a measure to cure his illness.

Read more at World Wide Weird News

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