court.jpgA 33 year old Harare man has appeared before a Harare Magistrate facing charges of armed robbery and rape.

Tinashe Charuka is alleged to have raped the complainant at Pioneer Cemetery in Mbare after allegedly threatening her with an iron bar and a knife.

Charuka is alleged to have gagged the complainant on the mouth with a black cloth before raping her.

Charuka was later arrested by the police in the Kopje area and was positively identified by the complainant at a public parade.

He has been remanded in custody to the 11th of next month.