A 44-year-old man identified as Dennis Muteyo, was arrested in Zimbabwe on a charge of bestiality after he was caught having sex with a donkey that was grazing in a field in order to cure his HIV. Muteyo was found guilty of one count of bestiality, and was ordered to pay a fine of $200 in lieu of three months in prison. A sentence of six months in prison was suspended on condition of five years of good behavior.
According to police investigation, after contracting HIV, a natural healer told Muteyo to have sex with a donkey in order to cure the virus.
Muteyo was driving on the road around 11p.m when he spotted several donkeys. He parked his vehicle, and approached one of the animals. He tied one donkey to a tree and had sex with it but unfortunately for him, he was caught in the act by the owner while looking for his animals.
Muteyo had reportedly offered to pay the farmer $150 in exchange for not going to the police.However, he refused the bribe and called the police.