Man sees red over sex sanctions

By David Adin


A 23-year-old man, Bindura appeared before Bindura Magistrates’ Court for assaulting his
wife for denying him conjugal rights.
Wellington Zimbiti of house number 2834 Aerodrome, pleaded guilty when he appeared
before Bindura Magistrate, Ruramai Chitumbura, who fined him ZWL$30 000 or two
months’ imprisonment.
Nyasha Mhonda for the Prosecution submitted that on 13 November Zimbiti and the
complainant, Shalom Madungwe (21) were sleeping at their place of residence when Zimbiti
asked her to have sex.
Madungwe refused arguing that Zimbiti should be must be tested first for sexually
transmitted infections.
This did not go well with Zimbiti, who then became angry and started beating up his wife
several times on the head and face with clenched fists.
Madungwe went to Chiwaridzo Police Station that morning to report the matter, leading to
the arrest of Zimbiti.

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