Farayi Machamire 28 February 2018
HARARE – Windmill chief executive officer George Rundongo was denied bail
yesterday on charges he raped and impregnated his step daughter.
Rundongo, 50, appeared in court facing charges of raping his step
brother’s daughter, a 15-year-old Form 3 pupil.
The chartered accountant was remanded in custody and advised to apply for
bail at the High Court as he is facing a third schedule offence.
It is the State’s case that on December 30, Rundogo met the girl at Market
Square and then took her to his office at Longcheng Plaza Complex in
The court heard that whilst the complainant was in the office, Rundongo
gave her $900 which he said was for her welfare and entered into another
room from which he emerged with a mattress.
It was further alleged that the 15-year-old girl tried to wrestle Rundongo
but was overpowered, with the Windmill boss allegedly sleeping with her
without her consent and without wearing any protection.
The court heard that the girl opened up about the ordeal to her science
teacher at school after realising she had missed her menstrual cycle for
two consecutive months.
A police report was filed. She was medically examined and found to be