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A Form 3 girl was beaten to death because she had six boyfriends

A Form 3 girl was beaten to death because she had six boyfriends.

Source: https://www.herald.co.zw/man-jailed-over-tragic-dating-row/


After being convicted of beating his 16-year-old sister to death after accusing her of being promiscuous, a 27-year-old man from Gweru was sentenced to 8 years in prison. After reading through her WhatsApp communications, her brother discovered that the Form 3 student was dating six different boys.

When Terrence Tarisai of Clifton Park appeared before Bulawayo High Court judge Justice Maxwell Takuva, he pleaded not guilty to the murder of his sister Tryphine. However, after a complete trial, Tarisai's murder accusation was dropped by Justice Takuva. Instead, he found him guilty of culpable homicide.

The High Court judge decried the rise in cases of disproportionate use of force against juveniles during discipline while passing sentence. “It is vital for parents and guardians to avoid excessive force while punishing their children since it leads to senseless loss of life,” Justice Takuva is quoted as stating in the Herald. Unnecessarily, a young life was lost. The accused is sentenced to eight years in jail after being found guilty of culpable homicide. On the condition of good behavior, a year of his sentence will be suspended.”

During the trial, the court heard that Tarisai went home on July 22, 2020, to find that Tryphine had gone missing and had left her 10-year-old sister alone.

Tryphine, a Form 3 student at Gweru's Ascot High School, arrived home at 6 p.m. She informed her brother that she had gone shopping. Tarisai, on the other hand, did not believe her. He snatched her phone and combed through her WhatsApp chats, discovering that she was dating other men. He threatened to beat her up because she was promiscuous, and he was right.

Tryphine ran home when she sensed danger and sought sanctuary at her aunt's house in Mtapa Section 7, Gweru. The aunt accompanied Tryphine back home the next morning.

After discussing the situation, Tarisai stated that he would chastise his sister for her promiscuity. After that, he beat her up with a black rope. Tarisai then proceeded to assault his sister by ordering her to phone each of her six lovers and ask them to end their relationships.

Tryphine complained of being chilly after the assault and was taken to bed by her aunt. Tarisai was arrested after she died in her sleep a few hours later.

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