A 25-YEAR-OLD Marange Resources employee is in the intensive care unit at Mutare Central Hospital after reportedly being kidnapped and sexually abused by three women
who had offered him a lift.
The man, whose name cannot be revealed, was allegedly drugged before being kidnapped for two days.
The assailaints are said to have been in the company of a man. Police in Mutare yesterday confirmed the incident and said no arrests have been made as investigations were in progress.
It is alleged that last Wednesday, at around 8:57pm, the victim was at Fairbridge BP Service Station in Mutare looking for transport to Rusape.
He was offered a lift by the suspects who were travelling in a white Mercedes Benz, whose registration numbers are not known.
According to police, the male suspect was driving the vehicle while the three women were on the backseat.
The driver stopped near Christmas Pass Hotel where the three women bought soft drinks.
They returned to the car with four cans and handed one to the victim.
The can had already been opened and it is believed that the suspects had laced the drink with an unknown substance to drug the victim who later fell unconscious.
When he regained consciousness, he discovered that he was in a dark room with his cellphone and US$200 missing.
The male suspect reportedly ordered him to be intimate with one of the three women and the victim refused. A pistol was produced and he complied after being given condoms.
Sources close to the investigations yesterday said the victim had sex five times with the women and all the condoms used were properly secured.
A senior police officer in Mutare said: “The complainant was given some fizzy drinks to enhance his sex drive and was allowed to rest.”
He said the following day, the victim was forced to be intimate with the women again.
On May 18 at around 3am, the victim was forced into the suspects’ vehicle and dumped near a business centre along the MutareMasvingo Road.
He was given a Nokia cellphone and US$100 before the assailants drove towards Nyanyadzi.
On Sunday, it is reported that the victim went to Mutare Provincial Hospital where he was admitted in the intensive care unit. He was yesterday still admitted at the hospital.
Since last year, several men have been sexually attacked at gunpoint by women after being offered lifts.