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Appeal to the Supreme Court against judgment by Zhou J, Charewa J & Mushore J

BE PLEASED TO TAKE NOTICE THAT, the Appellant hereby appeals against the whole judgment of the High Court of Zimbabwe sitting at Harare handed down by Zhou J, Charewa J, and Mushore J in case number HC 2166l2I on 16 May 2021. A copy of the judgment is attached hereto. No leave to appeal is necessary.

FURTHER TAKE NOTICE THAT the Appellant's address for service for the purposes of this appeal is that of its legal practitioners of record, Attorney General's Office, 3rd Floor, Block A, New Government Complex, Cnr Samora Machel Avenue and Fourth Street, Harare.

When a father discovers a man raping his young daughter: Case note on S v Nyakabau HH-330-19

When a father discovers a man raping his young daughter:

Case note on S v Nyakabau HH-330-19

 

By Geoff Feltoe

In this case the court had to deal with a situation in which a father severely beat a man who had raped his fifteen year old daughter, which beating caused the death of rapist. The father was charged with murder and the main issue was whether he could successfully rely on the partial defence of provocation.

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