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 Prophet T Freddy Arrested & Released On Bail For Chibharo

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18 Nov, 2021   |   Posted By: staff reporter   |   Estimated reading time 3 minutes

Prophet T Freddy Arrested & Released On Bail For Chibharo

Controversial founder and leader of Goodness and Mercy Ministries Prophet T Freddy has been arrested by police on allegations of rape.

Prophet T Freddy stands accused of sexually assaulting  33-year-old ZBC Radio presenter Rutendo Makuti on several occasions after her husband died in 2019.

A local publication has since shared a video of the self-proclaimed man of God arriving at the court with his lawyers. Prophet T Freddy’s arrest comes just a few days after Rutendo filed a rape complaint claiming the self-proclaimed man of God sexually assaulted her.

According to the police memo, Rutendo claims that the Goodness and Mercy Ministries preacher forced himself on her on several occasions after her husband died.

Rutendo revealed that a couple of months after her husband died, Prophet T Freddy proposed love to her, but she declined as she was still mourning her husband.
However, on one particular occasion, Prophet T Freddy is alleged to have raped Rutendo after he asked to stay the night on the basis that it was late.

A local publication reports that on the said night, Freddy slept on Rutendo’s bed while she sat on a chair before he raped her moments later without using protection.

Prophet T Freddy is alleged to have repeated the visits to Rutendo’s place of residence and raped her each time.

After she filed the report, Rutendo was referred to Parirenyatwa Hospital for medical examination.

Prophet T Freddy has since denied the rape allegations as he claims that she is trying to extort him.

Controversial founder and leader of Goodness and Mercy Ministries Prophet T Freddy has been arrested by police on allegations of rape.

Prophet T Freddy stands accused of sexually assaulting  33-year-old ZBC Radio presenter Rutendo Makuti on several occasions after her husband died in 2019.

A local publication has since shared a video of the self-proclaimed man of God arriving at the court with his lawyers. Prophet T Freddy’s arrest comes just a few days after Rutendo filed a rape complaint claiming the self-proclaimed man of God sexually assaulted her.

According to the police memo, Rutendo claims that the Goodness and Mercy Ministries preacher forced himself on her on several occasions after her husband died.

Rutendo revealed that a couple of months after her husband died, Prophet T Freddy proposed love to her, but she declined as she was still mourning her husband.
However, on one particular occasion, Prophet T Freddy is alleged to have raped Rutendo after he asked to stay the night on the basis that it was late.

A local publication reports that on the said night, Freddy slept on Rutendo’s bed while she sat on a chair before he raped her moments later without using protection.

Prophet T Freddy is alleged to have repeated the visits to Rutendo’s place of residence and raped her each time.
POPULAR Goodness and Mercy Ministries leader Prophet Tapiwa Freddy, who was arrested Wednesday facing rape charges, was Thursday released by a Harare magistrate on free bail.

He faces charges of raping a 33-year-old Harare woman.
According to the state, the complainant’s husband fell ill in November 2019, and she sought spiritual help from Freddy. However, after the prayers, her husband’s health did not improve.

“The accused person (Freddy) invited the complainant to his workplace and gave her US$2 500 to ferry her husband to Karanda Hospital for medical attention. However, barely a week later, complainant’s husband died in hospital and the accused person offered assistance towards the burial,” the state said.
The complainant told the police in 2020, Freddy proposed love to her and she turned him down.

Freddy, the police were told, asked then asked the complainant if he could visit her son in the rural areas, and she agreed. He returned to Harare with the son, arriving at the woman’s Mt Pleasant Heights home in the evening.

The self-styled prophet allegedly told the complainant it was late and requested to sleep.

It is alleged Freddy slept on the complainant’s bed while she sat on a chair.

However, moments later, he allegedly went over to her, “forcefully lifted her and placed her on the bed” before raping her without using protection. The prophet continued visiting the complainant and raped her each time he visited.

Freddy denies the rape charges and accuses the complainant of extortion.

After she filed the report, Rutendo was referred to Parirenyatwa Hospital for medical examination.

Prophet T Freddy has since denied the rape allegations as he claims that she is trying to extort him.


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