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Kamativi ZRP Officer in Charge Sentenced Assaulting Female Subordinate

“I’ll Teach You a Lesson”: Kamativi ZRP Officer in Charge Sentenced Assaulting Female Subordinate

A 48-year-old ZRP officer in charge at Kamativi was sentenced to 12 months in prison for brutally assaulting his female subordinate. The officer, Stanley Siampongo, unleashed a violent attack on the woman after she reported late for duty.

The Incident that led to the Assault

According to the details, the incident occurred on February 22nd of this year. Siampongo summoned his subordinate and her colleague to his office, where he demanded an explanation for the late arrival. The subordinate’s answer did not satisfy Siampongo, which led him to assault her.

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Brutal Assault by Officer in Charge on Subordinate

Siampongo allegedly hit his subordinate with his fists all over her body until she fell to the ground. She eventually managed to escape Siampongo and ran to the administration block to report the case. Siampongo followed her, caught her, and continued assaulting her. When she was left alone, she managed to report the incident, leading to Siampongo’s arrest.

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Hwange Magistrate Court Proceedings

Kamativi Hwange Court

In a ruling at the Hwange Magistrate Court, Siampongo was sentenced to 12 months in prison. Six months of Siampongo’s sentence were suspended on the condition that he pays a fine of US$500. A further six months were wholly suspended on the condition that he does not commit a similar crime within the next five years.

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NPA Confirms Sentencing Details

The National Prosecuting Authority of Zimbabwe released a press statement confirming the details of the case. “The accused person was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment, wherein 6 months were suspended on the condition that he pays a fine of USD500. A further 6 months of imprisonment were wholly suspended on the condition that he does not commit a similar offense within the next 5 years,” read the press release.