The future of a Mutare college, Ezekiel Guti Academy ‘s boarding facility remains bleak as officials from the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education have recommended its closure following the exposure of a shocking sexual abuse case.
The sexual abuse case involves a Form Three pupil at the Mutare college who allegedly forced three Form One pupils to lick his private parts.
Manicaland Provincial Education Director, Edward Shumba, confirmed the incident which happened at the Ezekiel Guti Academy situated near Zimunya Township along the Mutare-Chimanimani Highway.
The father of the accused pupil visited The Manica Post offices to complain over the manner in which the case was handled by the school’s administration the publication reports.
Shumba said the college, which was an independent institution, had not been cleared to have boarding facilities.
He said the sexual abuse case allegedly took place in the students’ halls of residence, adding that the institution’s set-up does not make room for the monitoring of students in their dormitories.