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Wife kills hubby over paternity dispute

by Simbarashe Sithole
28 Feb 2020 at 22:15hrs | Views
AXE weilding Chiweshe woman is in soup after she allegedly killed her husband in a child paternity dispute.


Maggie S Mayulwa (37) of Vhunza village ,Chief Makope Chiweshe was not asked to plead to a murder charge yesterday before a Bindura magistrate magistrate Ethel Chichera who remanded her in custody to March 3.

Chichera advised her to apply for bail at High Court.

Prosecutor Sheilla Maribha alleged that on February 24 the now deceased Enwell Mupakuri had an altercation with his wife over the paternity of their two months baby.

The baby cried while in the hands of father and he claimed to have been told by his ancestors that the baby was not his.

He subsequently took an axe and threatened to kill the baby the suspect jumped on the now deceased and grabbed the axe which she used to strike her husband twice on the head and he died on the spot.

After committing the gruesome murder Mayulwa surrendered her self to the police.

Their 11 year old son discovered the dead body laying motionless in a pool of blood and reported to his grandmother, who waited for the police to come and pick the body.

Source - Byo24News

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