“Tobva tadii paya rapists” arrested, appear in court

Four suspected rapists who took social media by storm after they were recorded narrating how they went into a raping spree in Battlefields, Mashonaland West province, appeared before a Kadoma Regional Magistrate facing robbery and rape charges.

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The quartet became a hit on social media with their statement “tobva tadii paya” inspiring many jokes and memes.

One of the suspected rapists in the video that went viral


In the video, one of the four is recorded by members of the Zimbabwe National Army, stating how they had gone on a raping spree armed with machetes, knives and empty beer bottles.

Thabani Gazi (20), Prince Chirombo (18), Rombo Chirara (18) Admire Chirongoma (18) who are artisanal miners in Battlefields, Mashonaland West province, allegedly armed themselves with machetes, empty beer bottles and knives and went to Mungwanya compound where they took turns to rape their victims.

They were remanded in custody and will appear in court on October 12.