Inmate serving prison time for rape sodomizes his cellmatesBy Mason White 1:22 PM January 20, 2015
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By: Tanya Malhotra
An inmate who is serving time in prison for rape, was slapped with additional time behind bars after being accused of raping his cellmates, prosecutors in Zimbabwe said.
31-year-old Obert Sibanda of Plumtree, was convicted of rape and was sentenced to serve 22 years in prison.
Now, Sibanda was sentenced to an additional 5 years in prison after being found guilty of raping two of his cellmates. Sibanda told a court that although he knows that his actions were wrong, the incidents just happened.
Some of the acts are uncontrollable and are certainly not my fault, Sibanda told the court. The judge slammed Sibanda for showing no remorse, and added an additional 5 years to his prison sentence.
Sibanda was also warned to control himself in order not to end up spending his entire life behind bars. According to the police investigation, Sibanda sodomized two inmates in the Khami Maximum Prison.
One of the prisoners told police that he awoke around 12:00 a.m., and saw Sibanda leaving his bed. He realized that he had been sodomized by Sibanda, and he immediately filed a complaint.