HARARE, March 8 (Bernama) -- A regional court in Zimbabwe on Thursday sentenced a 31-year-old serial rapist to 78 years jail, China's Xinhua news agency reported quoting state-run the Herald newspaper.
Regional magistrate Dambudzo Malunga sentenced Charles Magombedze of Chikova Village in Masvingo Province, to 78 years jail but conditionally suspended six years.
Magombedze told the court on Tuesday that he was a member of a satanic cult which was out to spill blood, have unprotected sex and sire children.
He pleaded guilty to eight counts of rape and pleaded with the court to hand him a death sentence.
Zimbabwe's constitution only allow the death penalty to be imposed on a person convicted of murder committed in aggravating circumstances.....