ZIMBABWE – Rutendo Maoyo 19 and Kimberly Nyathi 23 who resides at house No. 2240 Unit F Chitungwiza pleaded guilty to assault charges for beating up their neighbour Fadzai Mushonga after she left her nine month old baby alone in the bathing tub.
The presiding magistrate postponed the matter to January 15.
Circumstances surround the matter are that January 16 Fadzai Mushonga her nine months child and went away from the house.
Her neighbours Rutendo Maoyo and Kimberly Nyathi then went to Fadzai’s house and found out that she had left the child alone at the house.
The court heard that when Fadzai returned, Kimberly and Rutendo started beating up Fadzai with a vegetable stick for leaving the child alone at the house.
This did not go down well with Fadzai who then went to the police and lodged a complaint against Rutendo and Kimberly.