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Man up for domestic violence

By Judith Nyuke / Published on Friday, 29 Dec 2017 15:20 PM / No Comments / 1781 views

29 December 2017

A 27-year-old Goromonzi man has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife on Christmas day after accusing her of having an extra marital affair.

Christopher Zhiwawu was not asked to plead when he appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa charged with physical abuse.

The matter was remanded to January 3 next year.

State counsel, Sebastian Mutizirwa argued that Zhiwawu can only apply for bail at the next remand date after the State had received a medical affidavit.

He also indicated that the complainant is currently admitted at the hospital due to the injuries sustained

from the attack.

Circumstances are that on Christmas day, Zhiwawu assaulted his wife using hands and feet after accusing her of having an extramarital affair.

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