A mother was shocked to discover that her 6-year-old son had contracted HIV after a friend of hers raped him.â€‹
Mercy Muchemwa of Zimbabwe, a prostitute,Â was a close friend of the boyâ€™s mother. After raping him repeatedly, she allegedly gave him $1 to $2 to stay quiet.
When the boy was diagnosed with HIV, he was asked who had raped him. He reported that it was a friend of his motherâ€™s: Muchemwa.
â€śThe matter came to light last week on Wednesday while the boy was in his rural home in Chirumanzi,â€ť prosecutor Mukai Mutumhe said. â€śHe fell sick and was taken to the clinic where he was diagnosed.â€ť
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According to the 45-year-old, she liked hisÂ â€ślittle boy energy.â€ť
The woman was arrested and charged with aggravated indecent assault. She is currently being held in jail without bail.Â
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