Denis Churo (25 ) of Chiyangwa Village in Gokwe bashed his wife and mother in law accusing his wife of allegedly sleeping with another man last week Thursday.
Churo is said to have appeared before the village head Vasco Chiyangwa at his homestead by his wife Charlotte Moyo for being in the habit of physically abusing her.
Moyo went to the village head’s traditional court in the company of her mother.
“A meeting was held at the village head’s homestead, from the onset tempers were high, the village head faced a tough time in controlling Churo who was seething with anger,” said the source.
The source further said Churo interjected when his wife was relating her physical abuse at the hands of her husband.
“Drama ensued as Churo accused his wife of telling lies and further accused her of cheating on him with a man from the village,” said the source.
Village head Chiyangwa watched in disbelief as the drama unfolded right before him.
In a fit of rage, Churo bashed his wife.
“It happened so fast as the fuming Churo stood up before grabbing his wife by the neck and punching her on the face with a fist.
Her mother tried to intervene but he could not respect her as he violently pushed her away and hit her with an open hand while hurling obscenities at her,” said the source.
He was not yet done. He threw his wife’s clothes on the ground.
“He grabbed his wife’s bag and threw her clothes on the ground.
Thanks to the village head’s aides who intervened and stopped him from further causing drama. They took him to a police station,” said the source.
Village head Chiyangwa confirmed the incident: “I was shocked to see Churo behaving in such an unbecoming manner.
I have since written a letter to headman Nyamupiya notifying him about the incident and in due course action will be taken against him.”