ZIMBABWE – A 23-year-old woman was assaulted by her neighbour amid reports that she was having an affair with a neighbour’s husband.
Molina Moyo pleaded not guilty when she appeared before Chitungwiza magistrate Renikah Dzikiti for assaulting her neighbour whom she believed was having an affair with her husband.
The presiding magistrate deferred the matter for trial to March 3 and ordered both parties to bring in their witnesses.
It is the State’s case that on February 18 at around 3pm, Catherine Kuripi was informed that her neighbour Molina Moyo was spreading rumours that she was having an affair with her husband.
Catherine then went to Molina’s place of residence seeking to clarify the matter with Molina.The court heard that when Catherine arrived at the house, before she had even inquired from Molina about the matter.
Molina went on to assault her using her hands.
This did not go down well with Catherine who then lodged a complaint against Molina.