A 26 year old Chinamhora man, Panashe Chibvongodza has appeared before the court facing charges of raping his 19 year old sister.
Chibvongodza is alleged to have raped his sister on three different occasions and threatened her if she reported the case.
Meanwhile, the father has pleaded with the court to have the matter settled at home.
However, the State represented by Mrs Kudzai Chigwedere indicated that the State is going to proceed with criminal charges against the accused.
Chibvongodza has been remanded in custody to the 3rd of January while trial is expected to kick off on the 7th of February.