ZIMBABWE – Rimson Mbano, of No.2189 Maturunure Street Dzivaresekwa 2 Harare, was slapped with the fine after he thrashed his wife, Rikina Zhuwau.
Mbano also risk being jailed for 20 days if he fails to pay the fine.
Circumstances leading to Mbano’s arrest are that on December 29 they were at their place of residence when his 42-year-old wife went to take a bath.
After taking a bath Rikina they went to dress up.
It was when she wore lipstick.
Upon seeing his ageing wife putting on lipstick, Mbano then started questioning her over her moral standing.
Mbano quizzed his wife on why she was putting on the lipstick saying it was attributed to prostitutes.
The court heard that Mbano started accusing his wife of being a prostitute which ended up with the two picking a misunderstanding.
The dispute ended with Mbano assaulting his wife which forced her to approach the police.
Mbano was arrested and taken to court where he slapped with a US$50 fine.