By Lloyd Takawira and Kudakwashe Vhenge
The Zimbabwe Republic Police have acknowledged that they are in receipt of a report of cases of sexual abuse of students at Nyatsime College in Chitungwiza.
Yesterday , this publication carried an alleged letter purportedly from some students alleging that Nyatsime College staff in general, and the boarding master in particular have, on several occasions, sexually abused some girls and boys learning at the institution.
Inside sources alleges that some boys have been sodomised while some girls are said to have been subjected to various kinds of sexual abuse by the same staff.
Police Spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed that a report was made and said investigations are in to the allegations have commenced.
“We confirm that a report has been made to the police with several allegations levelled against Nyatsime School staff for sexually abusing students,” he said.
“These allegations have been reported by students, both male and female, who said there are sexual abuses which are going on at the college.
“Our Victim Friendly Unit is now on the ground handling the issue as investigations progresses.”
Yesterday hoards of parents with children at the College gathered at the school demanding to see the authorities who were said to be holed in a series of meetings with authorities.
Parents who spoke to Busstop TV expressed anger and demanded that swift action be taken against the school authorities