Charles Guvamatanga pleads not guilty to rape charges

Popular artist Charles Guvamatanga has pleaded not guilty to the allegations of rape, which he describes as malicious.

Guvamatanga is being accused of raping his niece who was 17 at that time.

The accused’s lawyer Dumisani Mthombeni questioned why the girl did not scream when the alleged rape occured.

Mthombeni also quizzed the 18-year-old on why she gave different statements to the police, medical examiner and the first person.

They described the allegations as an unbelievable creation aimed at tarnishing Guvamatanga’s image.