In yet another shocking development in the case of the 9-year-old girl from Zimbabwe’s Tsholotsho area who fell pregnant, the police have confirmed that the minor’s 13-year-old cousin is the father of her child.
According to the police, paternity DNA test results have established that the victim’s 13-year-old cousin is the one who impregnated the 9-year-old girl.
This was confirmed by national police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi. In an update released on Saturday, the police spokesperson said,
“The Zimbabwe Republic Police confirms that the Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) results obtained from the National University of Science and Technology on 25th November 2022, in connection with the paternity of the 9 year old girl’s child, have established that the victim’s cousin brother (13) is the father of the child.
“The 9 year old complainant and the suspect will now receive the appropriate counselling from the Police’s Victim Friendly Unit (VFU).
“The police is now working with other relevant arms of the government to ensure that the due processes of the law are followed. “
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