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Man strikes ex-wife with a mattock in a jealous affair

by Simbarashe Sithole
16 Jan 2022 at 22:17hrs | Views
A 26-YEAR-OLD Muzarabani man is in trouble after he failed to control his temper and struck his ex-wife with a mattock after he suspected her of cheating.

Tendai Humbasha of Chimoio village, Muzarabani pleaded guilty to an assault charge before Guruve magistrate Geraldine Mutsotso.

He was remanded to tomorrow for sentencing.

Prosecutor Albert Charewa told the court that on December 11 Humbasha met his ex-wife Charity Machiridza on her way home and demanded  to see her mobile phone.

She refused to give him the mobile phone and he forcibly took it.

Machiridza ran to Humbasha's  sister's homestead and he followed her upon arrival he picked a mattock and struck her on the head.

She fell down  and Humbasha was restrained from further assaulting her by his sister, Machiridza sustained a deep cut on the head.

Source - Byo24News