Burglar breaks into home and rapes married woman sleeping next to her husbandBy Mason White 2:54 PM January 6, 2016
|Woman sleeping in bed (illustration)|
By: Feng Qian
A burglar was arrested on a charge of rape after breaking into a home and raping a woman who slept next to her husband, police in Zimbabwe said.
Now, 28-year-old Adam Maraicha of Gokwe, was sentenced to serve 16 years in prison after being convicted of rape and burglary.
According to the police investigation, around 1:00 a.m. on Friday, Maraicha broke into the house of the couple and went into the bedroom to look for cash.
Maraicha then saw the woman sleeping half naked in bed with her husband. Maraicha jumped into bed and began having sex with the woman.
At first, the woman protested, but then relented as she thought he was her husband. Maraicha then fled from the house. Later that night, the woman woke up her husband and asked him for a towel.
He asked her why she needed a towel, and she told him because they just had sex. The husband became angry, believing that his wife cheated on him.
Then they heard a sound in the backyard. The couple went to investigate and caught Maraicha hiding in the bushes. The couple called the police, and Maraicha was arrested.