ZIMBABWE – A 38-YEAR-OLD Mbare unproven small house has been arrested for damaging her potential co wife’s property and insulting her.
Getrude Makwarimba pleaded not guilty when she appeared before Mbare magistrate Bianca Makwande charged with malicious damage to property and criminal insult.
Makwarimba will be back in court on December 1 for trial.
It is alleged that on March 15 this year, Makwarimba went to Florence Mahachi, 40,’s house after she had a misunderstanding with Mahachi’s husband.
Allegations are that she smashed Mahachi’s house windows valued at US$18 and Mahachi ignored the issue.
However, it is alleged that on November 16, around midnight Makwarimba went to Mahachi’s house and knocked her door violently.
The court heard that Mahachi ignored the knock and Makwarimba started insulting and calling her a witch.
It is said that Makwarimba also demanded to see Mahachi’s husband and labelled her a prostitute.
Mahachi then lodged a complaint with the police leading to Makwarimba’s arrest
Georgina Masanga appeared for the State.