By Staff Reporter
A senior Lions Club International member who has been standing trial for sexually molesting a 14 year old has been jailed.
At the close of the State Case Kwekwe Magistrate Siamukheliswe Gumbo found 63 year old Sabelo Moyo guilty of sexually molestinga minor from his neighbourhood in Torwood.
Gumbo slapped Moyo with a 23 month jail term with 3 months set aside for five years that he will not commit the same crime.
He a therefore going to serve an effective 20 month jail term.
It is the State’s Case that on a date known by the court the accused offered the minor a lift at Redcliff shops around 18:00 in the evening.
Moyo it has been gathered was coming from a barber for a hair- cut.
It is alleged that the accused then went on to molest the minor by touching her thighs, sucked her breasts before he unzipped his trousers and ordered the complainant to touch his manhood before he caressed her privates.
It is alleged that Moyo then went on top of the complainant trying to plant a kiss without her approval which she resisted.
Moyo however is denieng the allegations.
He went on to say that he only offered her a lift but the girl took advantage of the odd hours to lie since she know that she will get in trouble at home.
“Your worship she is lying she asked for a lift which l offered but she was afraid to go home because it was already late,” he said in his defence.
The complainant however insisted that the accused molested her without her approval and she couldn’t defend herself.
“He sucked my breasts without my approval and he wanted to plant a kiss after he went on top of me which l managed to resist, he even ordered me to touch his manhood,” the minor told the court